What changes can mortgage pros expect from the new credit score models? – Episode 25

Jeff Platfoot, MGIC Customer Trainer

What changes can mortgage pros expect from the new credit score models?

We interview Jeff Platfoot, MGIC Customer Trainer, for a quick update on a topic of interest to many of our listeners: Credit score model changes on the horizon. Jeff covers what mortgage industry pros can expect to see as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pivot from the classic FICO model to modernize credit score model requirements.

Episode breakdown:

  • Recent credit changes in the mortgage industry (1:46)
  • The new 2-credit report scoring model (3:12)

The opinions and insights expressed in this Q&A are solely those of its interviewee and do not necessarily represent the views of either Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation or any of its parent, affiliates, or subsidiaries (collectively, “MGIC”). Neither MGIC nor any of its officers, directors, employees or agents makes any representations or warranties of any kind regarding the soundness, reliability, accuracy or completeness of any opinion, insight, recommendation, data, or other information contained in this blog, or its suitability for any intended purpose.

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Jeff Platfoot

Jeff Platfoot joined MGIC's training team in 2003. He draws from an additional 7 years of sales/origination experience and a decade of underwriting and underwriting management to help his audience develop a depth of understanding for the subject at hand. Jeff has a degree in business. Native to – and still living in – Ohio, he's a huge Buckeyes fan. A good weekend for Jeff is one spent at the lake boating with his wife and kids.

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