The Housing Market Is Still Hot. That’s Good News for These Three Mortgage Insurers

Barron’s, June 24, 2021–Daren Fonda
About 4% of mortgages were in forbearance at the end of May, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The rate is coming down, but a day of reckoning is coming: The program expires at the end of June, and lenders can start initiating foreclosures in October, potentially saddling insurers with claims.