HFI InDepth

Separator image Fannie Mae’s HFI™ InDepth courses take place in a virtual classroom and arm you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today's challenging mortgage market. HFI InDepth employs distance learning strategies that focus on learner engagement—taught by instructors with a wealth of subject matter expertise.


How Much Does HFI InDepth Cost?
Each course costs $250 per person, per course.


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Servicing and Investor Reporting Courses

The ABCs of Managing MBS Cash Flow for Fannie Mae
Learn about MBS loans, where Fannie Mae issues mortgage backed securities in exchange for pools of loans. This MBS basics course includes concepts on pool reporting and how to perform a pool-to-security reconciliation. In addition, you will learn how to, determine the amount and timing of remittances due Fannie Mae, recognize the effect that collection activity other than current payments has on your remittances, track and analyze custodial account activity, and reconcile MBS cashbooks. For more information and to register, select the class times:

Fannie Mae Servicing: Providing Best in Class Customer Service for Borrowers Facing Financial Hardship
Learn how to communicate with borrowers within acceptable Fannie Mae best practices and guidelines, including implementing Fannie Mae's call flow, achieving Quality Right Party Contact, and providing invaluable information to the borrower so that they can improve their financial situation.

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Bank vs. Book! Reconciling Actual/Actual Custodial Accounts
This course covers Actual/Actual loans, the remittance type that applies to most loans sold to Fannie Mae for cash. You will learn how to handle deposits and withdrawals for custodial accounts, initiate P&I remittances to Fannie Mae, track custodial account activity, and perform monthly reconciliations of cashbooks. For more information and to register, select the class times:

Investor Reporting with Confidence: Best Practices for Reconciling Actual/Actual Loans
Learn about best practices for daily and monthly remitting, reporting, and reconciling activities. After attending this webinar, you will be able to determine that the data you see in your organization's systems accurately correlates with the data you provide to Fannie Mae. Save the date for one of the upcoming sessions. For more information and to register, select the class times:

Underwriting Courses

Assessing Income from Self Employment
Learn the basics of how to evaluate self-employment income. In particular, you will learn Fannie Mae's guidelines for determining whether a borrower is self-employed and analyzing personal and business tax returns. You will also learn how to identify principal business structures, and perform a cash flow analysis and comparative income analysis. For more information and to register, select the class times:

Beyond Approve/Eligible: Interpreting the DU Underwriting Findings Report
Learn how to fully leverage the DU Underwriting Findings Report's features, such as Potential Red Flags, Verification Messages, Approval Conditions, and more. Also, look at ways to deal with scenarios that don't seem to fit naturally into standard underwriting approaches. Save the date for one of the upcoming sessions. For more information and to register, select the class times: