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National Affordable Housing Program Arrive Home Completes Executive Leadership Changes

This article was originally published by PROGRESS In Lending on August 21, 2023. Arrive Home, a national affordable housing program offering emerging credit solutions for responsible borrowers in underserved communities, has promoted two key executives. Co-Founder Matt Pettit will move from President to CEO, while Co-Founder Tai Christensen will move from Chief Diversity and Public […]

Chrisman Commentary – Daily Mortgage News

8.21.23 Southern California Weather; Arrive Home’s Matt Pettit on Affordable Housing; Rate Movement This podcast was published by The Chrisman Commentary on August 21, 2023.

Arrive Home shakes up executive leadership line-up

Company names CEO and president This article was originally published by Candyd Mendoza at Mortgage Professional America on August 15, 2023. Arrive Home, a mortgage lender specializing in affordable housing programs, has announced two key promotions in its executive team. Co-founder and president Matt Pettit (pictured left) will serve as CEO, and Tai Christensen (pictured […]

National Affordable Housing Program Arrive Home Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Matt Pettit and Tai Christensen ascend to new roles within the company This article was originally published by Jacob Gaffney at Business Wire on August 9, 2023. SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arrive Home, a national affordable housing program offering emerging credit solutions for responsible borrowers in underserved communities, has promoted two key executives. Co-Founder Matt Pettit […]

Arrive Home Promotes Matt Pettit and Tai Christensen

This article was originally published on the MReport on August 9, 2023. Arrive Home has promoted two key executives, as company Co-Founder Matt Pettit will move from President to CEO, and Co-Founder Tai Christensen will move from Chief Diversity and Public Relations Officer to President. The changes reflect the company’s growth as it connects with mortgage lenders to provide both […]

Arrive Home Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Matt Pettit and Tai Christensen ascend to new roles within affordable housing program. This article was originally published by Keith Griffin at National Mortgage Professional on August 10, 2023. Arrive Home, a national affordable housing program offering emerging credit solutions for responsible borrowers in underserved communities has promoted two key executives. Co-Founder Matt Pettit will […]

What is a mortgage statement?

This article was originally published by Sara Coleman and Jovel Johnson at ConsumerAffairs on June 30, 2023. Use your statement to track your payments and remaining balance Your monthly mortgage statement may seem at best like just another bill to glance at or, at worst, overwhelming with all its mortgage-related terminology. But knowing how to read […]

2023 Woman of Influence: Tai Christensen

This article was originally published at HousingWire. Name: Tai Christensen Title: Co-Founder and Chief Diversity Officer Company Name: Arrive Home Industry Mortgage Tai Christensen wants to close the real estate wealth gap that’s locking minority borrowers out of homeownership, and she won’t slow down until she’s made a difference. Christensen recently co-founded Arrive Home, a […]
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Some Americans say they need to win the lottery to afford a house: Zillow

This article was originally published by Nora Colomer at Fox Business on May 29, 2023. Although the dream of homeownership has survived high mortgage rates and hot home prices, most Americans believe they would need a lucky boost to afford it, according to a recent survey. About two-thirds of Gen Zers and millennials surveyed believed […]
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Down Payment Assistance for First-Time Homebuyers

This article was originally published by Rory Arnold at itsHome on March 29, 2023.  Saving for a down payment on a home can take a long time, and aspiring homeowners can get frustrated to see home prices climbing while their savings aren’t growing as quickly as they’d like. Luckily, there are down payment assistance programs to help […]

AXIS Lending Academy Announces Appointment Of Board Members

This article was originally published by Paul Gigliotti at Axis Lending Academy on March 14, 2023.  Mortgage industry veterans, Tai Christensen and Jacob Gaffney added to Board of Directors, to help academy expand its reach. Athens, GA; March 14, 2023 – AXIS Lending Academy, a nonprofit program that educates and empowers individuals looking to begin a career in mortgage, has appointed Tai […]
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The 2023 Next Gen Leader Award Winners Are …

This article was originally published at PROGRESS In Lending Association on March 23, 2023.  MATT PETTIT President Arrive Home About seven years ago, just as he was beginning his career in mortgage, Matt Pettit quickly became aware of one troubling fact: Getting down payment assistance is hard. Helping people who meet all the qualifications for […]

FHA loan borrowers can soon save $800 per year thanks to lower mortgage insurance premiums

This article was originally published by Molly Grace and Sarah Silbert at Business Insider on February 22, 2023. FHA mortgages have long provided first-time homebuyers and those with less-than-stellar credit an affordable way to achieve homeownership. But one of the main drawbacks of these mortgages has been that their mortgage insurance costs are relatively high.  FHA mortgage borrowers […]
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The 2022 Thought Leader Award Winners Are …

This article was originally published at PROGRESS In Lending Association on December 13, 2022. TAI CHRISTENSEN Chief Diversity & Public Relations Officer Arrive Home Tai Christensen wants to close the real estate wealth gap that’s locking minority borrowers out of homeownership, and she won’t slow down until she’s made a difference. It’s a systemic problem […]
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How To Increase Black Homeownership in the U.S.

This article was originally published by Tai Christensen at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation on February 1, 2023.  A mortgage industry veteran offers her take on how to increase black homeownership in the U.S. Understanding how to increase Black homeownership in the U.S. begins with having the proper framework. The Black homeownership rate in 2022 was […]
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US home values fell $2.3 trillion in 2022, but homeowners still benefiting from pandemic era gains: Redfin

This article was originally published by Nora Colomer at Fox Business on March 21, 2023.  Homes in Bay Area tech hubs saw the biggest decline in value U.S. homes lost roughly $2.3 trillion in value by the end of 2022, according to a recent Redfin report. Yet, pandemic-era gains helped total U.S. home values register a […]
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The Chrisman Commentary – Arrive Home’s Tai Christensen on Benefits of Workplace Diversity; U.S. Economic Services

Please click here to listen to The Chrisman Commentary Episode 12.6.22 featuring Arrive Home’s Tai Christensen.
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ICYMI: Experts discuss the ins and outs of SPCPs

This article was originally published at Dodd Frank Update on April 25, 2023. October Research and Dodd Frank Update hosted industry experts on a recent webinar to discuss the nuances and utilities of special purpose credit programs (SPCPs).  This webinar was joined by industry experts Tai Christensen, co-founder, chief diversity officer, and public relations officer for Arrive […]
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Mortgage credit crunch isn’t keeping buyers away, this is

This article was originally published by Nora Colomer at Fox Business on April 19, 2023. Affordability and the lack of inventory are still the biggest challenges to housing The high interest rate environment and recent bank failures had many predicting a credit crunch, but a recent report said this hasn’t been the case. Instead, the credit tightening […]
Tai Christensen, Chief Diversity and Public Relations Officer for Arrive Home

Member Spotlight: Tai Christensen

This article was originally published by Rochelle at the Five Star Institute on January 25, 2023. TAI CHRISTENSEN, CHIEF DIVERSITY AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER AT ARRIVE HOME IS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN MORTGAGE DIVERSITY COUNCIL (AMDC) AND CURRENT CHAIR OF THE AMDC ADVISORY COUNCIL. SHE HAS BEEN AN AMDC MEMBER FOR OVER TWO YEARS AND SERVED […]
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MReport Op-Ed: Respect the Black Dollar

Black excellence is routinely celebrated in professional sports, with Black athletes representing 73% of NBA players and 58% of the NFL. This year’s Super Bowl featured two Black quarterbacks, in another example of Black men making athletic history. And while Blacks continue to excel in this capacity, unfortunately, we continue to lag in one critically important arena: homeownership. According to a […]
Tai Christensen, Chief Diversity and Public Relations Officer for Arrive Home

Arrive Home’s Tai Christensen Takes Over as Host of California Mortgage Bankers Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Podcast

Co-Founder and Chief Diversity Officer of social enterprise Arrive Home takes the helm to discuss critical issues impacting the mortgage industry SOUTH JORDAN, Utah; Feb. 28, 2023 – Tai Christensen, Co-Founder and Chief Diversity Officer of Arrive Home, is the new host of the California Mortgage Bankers Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Podcast.  The monthly […]
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