Radian On Air

Welcome to the Radian On Air Podcast, a mortgage & real estate podcast featuring conversations with leading experts on timely topics. The series features topics ranging from leadership, trends and analytics and career development.

Tune into expert insights & learn on the go with your favorite podcast app. New episodes every month on exciting mortgage & real estate topics.

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Housing Market Update: 2021 Mid-Year Review

Housing Market Update: 2021 Mid-Year Review

August 24, 2021

Despite a challenging year during which the economy continues to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate market had a strong performance first half of 2021. Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.

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Technology Is Transforming the Real Estate Closing Process

Technology Is Transforming the Real Estate Closing Process

July 27, 2021

While digitization of the real estate transaction has accelerated in the past year, the goal of an efficient, digital end-to-end transaction remains. Eric Bloomquist, Radian's VP, Centralized Purchase Title join Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training, to discuss current trends impacting the closing process and how Radian is transforming the future of title and closings.

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Radian On Air Episode 12

National Homeownership Month: Expanding Minority Homeownership

June 24, 2021

More than a half-century since the passage of the Fair Housing Act, homeownership in the U.S. is still significantly unequal. Special guest Lindsey Johnson, President of USMI, and Derek Brummer, Radian’s President of Mortgage, discuss challenges and solutions for reducing the racial homeownership gap and helping make homeownership more accessible to all.

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Cybercrime: Trends, Impacts & Prevention

April 21, 2021

Cybercrime has become one of the most costly crimes in our history. In our newest podcast, Donna Ross, Radian Group's Chief Information Security Officer, joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager, to discuss the troubling trends of Cybercrime and the impacts to many global industries.

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Radian On Air Episode 10

The Rise of the Build-to-Rent Market

March 22, 2021

With the backdrop of a national housing supply/demand imbalance, a new Build-to-Rent (BTR) micro-market has emerged in the single-family rental industry. Greg Godderidge, Radian's VP, SFR Operations, joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to share his insights on the growing Build-to-Rent market.

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On Air Episode 9

Housing Market Update: 2020 Year-in-Review

February 09, 2021

2020 will go down in the history books for many reasons, but one bright spot in a year of darkness is the performance of the U.S. residential real estate markets. Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.

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Simplifying Successful Realtor Relationships

January 14, 2021

Loan Officers and Realtors have a unique relationship. One that continues to evolve with the changes to the real estate industry. In this podcast, Dave McCormick, Radian’s SVP, Inside Sales, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training, to discuss how you can build and strengthen that relationship for long-term success.

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The Accelerated Digitization of Title

December 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital solutions in the title industry. Radian's Grant Brittain, SVP, Title Services and Brian Edwards, VP, Title Customer Service, join Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives, to share their insights on the recent industry changes and how Radian is transforming the future of title.

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On Air Episode 6

Single Family Rentals in the Pandemic

October 27, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the single-family rental (SFR) market has proven to be exceptionally resilient. Radian's Tim Reilly, EVP, Asset Management Operations, joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to share his insights on the strength of the SFR market.

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Housing Market Update: Home Prices in the Pandemic

September 28, 2020

Six months into the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic, how is the housing market faring? Radian's Steve Gaenzler, SVP, Data & Analytics, joins Brenda Smucker, VP, National Training to discuss the latest insights from the Radian Home Price Index, provided by Red Bell Real Estate, LLC.

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A Lens into Diverse Customer Segments

August 04, 2020

Diverse Customer Segments is more than just race and ethnicity. In this new podcast Radian's MJ Watkins, Director of Corporate Relations with responsibility for supporting Multicultural Business joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager, to discuss examples of Diverse Customer Segments that go beyond what many might think of.

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Transformation in the Valuation Industry

July 17, 2020

Join us on this informative podcast where Martin Froehlich joins Rachel Stein, Director of Training Initiatives to discuss the current state of the valuation market, the changing mortgage environment, and technology and analytics trends shaping the future of valuations.

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Realities & Resources for First-Time Homebuyers

June 11, 2020

In this this podcast, MJ Watkins, Director of Corporate Relations joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager to review opportunities and resources available to assist First-Time Homebuyers, as well as challenges they, and many other prospective homebuyers may face while purchasing a home in today’s market.

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Digital Disruption: Embracing Technology in Lending

March 22, 2020

Technology continues to transform the way we live, and the real estate industry is no exception. In this podcast, Suzanne Powell, SVP, Digital Client Experience, joins Jeff Engle, Virtual Training Operations Manager to discuss how customers have embraced technology for buying and selling homes: So let's find out how this impacts real estate. 

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