MI standard coverage 101
With a recent search increase of the term "standard coverage," we take a deeper dive with MGIC's customer trainer, Jeff Platfoot, to learn what MI standard coverage is and its direct impact on the lender.
- What is MI standard coverage level and why is it important? (0:27)
- Does premium type matter as it pertains to coverage levels? (4:17)
- Does the lender have the ability to modify the coverage level? (5:16)
- How does MI coverage impact a lender if a loan were to go into default? (6:10)
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.
Jeff joined MGIC's training team in 2003. Jeff has over 35 years of experience in the mortgage industry, which includes sales/origination and over a decade of underwriting and underwriting management.
Jeff loves to assist and develop a depth of understanding for the subject at hand and has a passion for teaching.
Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in business. Native to and still living in Ohio, Jeff is a die-hard college sports fan. Jeff’s son Noah is a junior at Ohio State and is a member and starter for the men’s volleyball team. Jeff is also a huge Ohio University Bobcats supporter. His daughter Madeline graduated from OU and is currently a sixth-grade math and science teacher.
A good weekend for Jeff is one spent with his wife of 31 years and their family boating, fishing and relaxing.
Go BUCKS and BOBCATS!!!