Video Library

About Arch MI

An overview of Arch MI products and services.

What is MI?

This short video defines private mortgage insurance (MI) and explains how it works and ultimately how it can help borrowers buy homes with lower down payments.

Arch MI RateStar®

Find out how RateStar℠ and RateStar Buydown℠ deliver the most competitive Arch MI rate for your borrower’s loan.

RateStar Refinance Retention – only from Arch MI

Did you know that your refinance customers may be eligible for lower MI premiums? Close more refi loans with our new program.

Arch MI’s RateStar Refinance Retention: How-To

See how easy it is to determine whether your borrower’s loan qualifies for our reduced MI premium program.

Arch MI's Ratestar Buydown℠

Get the lowest monthly MI premium for your borrower with RateStar Buydown℠.

RateStar Buydown
Instructional Demo

Video demonstration of how to get a RateStar BuydownSM.

AMGC Community Heroes Program

Learn how the AMGC Community Heroes program helps teachers, police, firefighters and first responders qualify for mortgages with only modest down payments.


Contact our ASK Center to get answers to your toughest MI underwriting questions..

Arch MI Skill on Amazon Alexa

Arch MI is available on Alexa-enabled devices. Watch this demo to discover the most convenient, hands-free way to contact Arch MI.


This short video explains how Arch MI insures HomeReady loans.