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Foundation On-Demand Series
Learn a full spectrum of mortgage concepts, from the fundamentals to the complex. With over 50 micro-learning videos, workbooks, and quizzes, our Foundations On-Demand content will give you the knowledge you need to support your growth.
Unlocking Loan Solutions
Learn at your own pace and your preferred delivery. Unlocking Loan Solutions with Radian is micro-learning at its best. Watch a video, listen to a podcast, and download a job aid to help you better understand unique loan topics.
Learn on the go with the Radian On Air podcast series. Tune into interesting industry insights on your favorite podcast app.
Get the latest on hot mortgage and real estate topics, guidelines, and updates to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac policies.
Working with Radian: Products & Services
Learn how to effectively and efficiently work with Radian. Let us help you put our powerful solutions to work for your business.
The Whiteboard Series
This video series, featuring Rene Rodriguez, will tackle some of your most complex challenges with simple steps that lead to positive results.
Learn a full spectrum of mortgage concepts, from the fundamentals to the complex.
Our foundations Series covers Real Estate Property Valuations Essentials. This training course will review basic concepts around property valuations, the various methods available to determine a property value, and key uses of property valuations.
Get acquainted with Title and what to expect during the Pre-Closing, Closing, and Post-Closing processes, including key steps involved in obtaining a Title. This course provides home buyers, borrowers, lenders, and professionals in the mortgage industry an overview of key Title essentials, and answers to Title-related questions.
Mortgage Fundamentals is an essential course for those newer to the mortgage industry. Build your core knowledge of the overall mortgage lifecycle, key terminology, loan products, and more!
In this course you'll learn the basics of mortgage insurance. This will include an overview of how it works, the different types of MI products and how it can be cancelled on a mortgage loan.
Understand and calculate basic types of borrower income, including second job and multiple job borrowers, contractual employees, base pay, overtime, and more.
Simplify your understanding of the most common liquid assets, industry guidelines, and required documentation. Learn about checking and savings accounts, establishing ownership, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and more.
Increase your knowledge of fraud by understanding what defines it and how it impacts the mortgage industry. Learn about the variety of red flags you will encounter when reviewing loan files and how to identify fraud schemes.
Gain a basic understanding of the Self-Employed Borrower by learning about the various business entities, their required tax forms and how to calculate liquidity for these types of borrowers.
Get the latest updates, industry trends, and guideline changes on GSE-related policies.
How Natural Disasters Impact Mortgages
Natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, and floods have caused significant damage to homes and communities across the country. These tragedies not only impact the communities we live in but also the mortgage and insurance industries. In response, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs), have established policies and guidelines to help homeowners affected by these disasters.
Fannie Mae Appraisal Photograph Requirements
Fannie Mae announced important changes to the minimum photograph requirements for full appraisal reports, aimed at ensuring comprehensive and accurate property evaluations.
Seller Impersonation Fraud
Seller Impersonation fraud is a growing concern in the real estate and mortgage industries, adding to the numerous challenges faced by industry professionals. In this short video, we will review what seller impersonation fraud is, red flags associated with this fraud, and how to help prevent this fraud from occurring.
Understanding Loan-Level Price Adjustments (LLPAs) & Upcoming GSE Changes
Effective May 1st, the GSEs, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, have announced that there will be changes made to the loan level pricing adjustments, or LLPA, fees. These fees may have a direct impact to both lenders and borrowers. This short video will define the LLPA, discuss the upcoming changes, and review ways for you to support your customers.
Fannie Mae DU Updates on Invisible Credit Options
Fannie Mae has adjusted loan criteria and updated their systems to accommodate more borrowers without credit scores and help simplify the process for lenders. This Timely Topics video will help you better understand those changes and impacts.
What Are Temporary Buydowns & How Can It Help Borrowers?
Interest rates continue to rise to levels we have not seen in years. So how do you assist your next borrower and help them purchase the home of their dreams? The temporary buydown is making a comeback, but do you know how it works?
GSE Requirements for the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)
Accessory Dwelling Units or ADU's are becoming more common in mortgage transactions, yet many are unaware of the specific guideline requirements for this type of property. Are you ready for your next loan file featuring an ADU?
Insights on ARMs
Leveraging Restricted Stock Units as Income
Policy Updates & Resources for First-Time Homebuyer Education
Construction-to-Permanent Loans: How Can Radian Help?
This short video will show you how Radian supports these transactions.
Construction-to-Permanent Loans: What You Need to Know
The real estate and housing markets are experiencing an unprecedented shortage of existing homes. Many motivated buyers are now exploring new construction homes to fulfill their dream of homeownership. Are you ready for the potential surge of Construction-to-Permanent loans as a result? This short video will give you the info you need to know for your next construction loan review.
Appraisal Gap Options for Buyers and Sellers in a High-Demand Market
High demand and low inventory are driving purchase prices well above the list price. With this demand, buyers are paying more than the home is being appraised for. Are you ready to work with your customers when the appraisal comes in lower than the purchase price? Do you and your borrower's know the options to bridge the gap between the purchase price and the appraised value?
Financing Properties with Solar Panels
Properties with solar panels are becoming increasingly common and can have a big impact on mortgage financing. In this short video, Radian National Training will touch on how these fixtures can impact the mortgage process.
Working with Radian: Products and Services
Learn how to put our powerful solutions to work for your business.
MI Products: Borrower-Paid Single Premiums
Discover why BP Single is a cost-effective choice for many borrowers in our video tutorial. Review its financial benefits, flexibility, and convenient payment options.
Introducing Radian's CustoMIze SplitEdge®
MI Products: Split-Premium MI
Partnering with Radian: First Decision Approvals
The First Decision Approval video covers all the key underwriting documents required to obtain an MI Approval for non-delegated submissions. Whether you are a seasoned mortgage professional or new to mortgage lending, this video contains a lot of useful information to ensure success when working with Radian.
Don't forget to check out our MI Loan Submission Checklist to help you with the loan process.
MI Online: Activate Deferred BPMI
Radian's MI Online customer portal makes submitting and activating MI quick and easy. In this short video, we will demonstrate how to activate MI on a Borrower Paid Monthly (BPMI) with deferred premium.
Looking for more info on MI Online or need to register as a new user? Click here.
MI Online: Perform a Servicing Transfer
Radian Guaranty Inc's MI Online customer portal offers you an easy tool to submit your MI order to Radian. But the system offers much more. In this short video, we will demonstrate how to notify Radian of a servicing transfer.
Looking for more info on MI Online or need to register as a new user? Click here.
MI Online Tutorial Series
Watch our step-by-step video tutorials on how to use Radian’s MI Online platform. Learn how to support your Mortgage Insurance (MI) origination and servicing needs, including Non-Delegated MI, Delegated MI, and Contract Underwriting.
Encompass: Activate Deferred Monthly MI
Learn how to activate borrower paid deferred MI with the click of a button!
Refresh with Radian for Servicers
Whether you are a seasoned mortgage professional or new to mortgage servicing, this refresher contains a lot of useful information to ensure success when working with Radian.
RADAR® Rates - Radian's MI Pricing Option
You can also watch this short video to learn more about the benefits or RADAR® Rates for you and your borrowers and how to easily obtain rate quotes.
Unlocking Loan Solutions with Radian
Micro-learning content in video, audio, and job aid formats. Choose your preferred learning style—watch, listen, or read at your own pace.
There is no true definition of a unique property, however their presence may cause questions and confusion within a mortgage loan file. In this lesson, we will review what is considered a unique property, examples of these types of homes, how the GSEs view them, and how they may impact a loan submission.