Fannie Mae’s lender partners rely on appraisers to provide them with thorough, accurate, and objective appraisal reports that result in reliable opinions of market value so they can make prudent underwriting decisions. The appraisal is used to judge the property’s acceptability for the mortgage loan requested in view of its value and marketability.

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    The April 2018 issue features our new Contact Us form, appraisal modernization, Rural Round Up, and more.

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  • UAD and Forms Redesign

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will update the appraisal dataset and forms.

  • Appraisal Policy Clarifications and Updates

    We have clarified that appraisal trainees may perform property inspections; will allow use of dollar-for-dollar adjustments to financing or sales concessions based on local market reaction; and are providing flexibility on comparables in new projects or subdivisions.

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  • Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD)

    The UAD is a component of the Uniform Mortgage Data Program® (UMDP®), jointly established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to provide common requirements for appraisal and loan delivery data.