Desktop Underwriter

Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) provides lenders a comprehensive credit risk assessment that determines whether a loan meets Fannie Mae’s eligibility requirements.

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With Day 1 Certainty, you get freedom from reps and warrants and greater speed and simplicity. With the Desktop Underwriter Validation Service, you can validate loan application data upfront.

Learn more about the DU Validation Service.

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What's New

  • 2017 Loan Limit Implementation in DU new

    During the weekend of Dec. 10, 2016, the general and high-balance loan limits will be implemented in DU for loans to be delivered on or after January 1, 2017.

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What is Trended Credit Data?

Trended credit data is now being used in DU.

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