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  • AMN May Release Notes Now Available new

    Includes changes, scheduled for May 20, in support of HomeSaver Solutions Network (HSSN) support of flex modification functionality and short sale and mortgage release (deed in lieu) general upates.

  • Check out Loss Mitigation Overview for Servicers eLearning updated

    This course explains a four step process to manage loss mitigation. Updated with the current Loan Workout Hierarchy and resources to help you get the best possible outcome for your borrower and Fannie Mae.

  • The Mortgage Life Cycle eLearning updated

    This course is designed for servicers, specialist and anyone new to the mortgage industry. Brush-up on the mortgage life cycle and administrative tasks associated with the mortgage loan.

  • LoanSphere Invoicing enhancements new

    Effective April 30, LoanSphere Invoicing will feature new line item mapping capabilities, auto-population of referral date for foreclosure attorney fee, PSR updates, and more.

  • Servicing Guide Updates

    This update simplifies our requirements, manages risk, and responds to industry feedback. Updates include revisions to Servicing Guide B-5-01 and Form 176; instruction to servicers who engage with third-party vendors; clarification to the maximum allowable foreclosure attorney fees; and inclusion of clearboarding in property preservation descriptions and expenses.

  • Excess Attorney Fee Request Guidelines Updates

    The Vermont AAA Matrix has been updated on the Excess Attorney Fee/Cost Guidelines page.

  • Visit us at MBA Secondary

    Visit us at the MBA's National Secondary Market Conference & Expo April 30 to May 3 to see how we're transforming the borrower experience with dynamic solutions.

  • Check out the New Appraiser Newsletter

    Our first issue covers Day 1 Certainty, including Property Inspection Waivers (PIWs) and certainty on appraised value, Collateral Underwriter (CU) stats, and Selling Guide updates relevant to appraisers.

  • EarlyCheck V. 5.2 Supports ULDD Phase 3

    During the weekend of May 20, several new and modified edits will be implemented, and lenders may begin delivering a portion of the ULDD Phase 3 data.

  • Loan Servicing and the Mortgage Life Cycle eLearning updated

    This self-paced course is designed for servicers and anyone new to the mortgage industry. Brush-up on the mortgage life cycle and administrative tasks associated with the mortgage loan.

  • March 2017 AQM List Posted

    The March 2017 Appraiser Quality Monitoring (AQM) list has been posted on the Appraiser Quality Monitoring page.

  • ULDD Phase 3 Update

    The GSEs announced additional details regarding ULDD Phase 3, outlining the mandate timeline, new and revised data requirements, and guidance on HMDA data delivery.

  • Day 1 Certainty Policy Clarifications

    The Selling Guide has been updated to reflect policy clarifications for the Desktop Underwriter (DU) validation service and certainty on appraised value components of Day 1 Certainty.

  • Collateral Underwriter Policy Clarifications

    The Selling Guide has been updated to align with prior communications providing that loans are eligible for certainty on appraised value regardless of whether the loan was underwritten through DU.

  • Selling Guide Updates

    The following updates were made in March: lenders may obtain a verification report for use with the Desktop Underwriter (DU) validation service from a report supplier or a report distributor; loans with a Collateral Underwriter® risk score of 2.5 or below on the appraisal are eligible for certainty on appraised value regardless of whether the loan was underwritten through DU.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2017-03 Updates

    For a summary of key updates in this Selling Guide Announcement, view the executive perspectives video presented by Jude Landis, Vice President, Credit Policy, and/or the executive overview provided by Carlos Perez, Chief Credit Officer for Single Family.

  • DU Validation Service Policy Clarifications

    The Selling Guide has been updated to include a clarification that lenders can obtain verification reports from a report supplier or a report distributor when utilizing the Desktop Underwriter (DU) validation service.

  • Desktop Underwriter and EarlyCheck Origination File Support for the URLA Demographic Information Addendum

    Describes how Fannie Mae will help lenders prepare for the 2018 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) requirements.

  • Servicer Expense Reimbursement Job Aid Updates

    Updated topics include claim status, property preservation, required documentation, attorney fees and legal costs, property inspections, and changes to line items.

  • PIW FAQs Updated

    The PIW FAQs have been updated to reflect the availability of lender-level reporting.

  • New Quarterly Compass

    Your one-stop-shop to technology releases, important milestones, training availabilities, policy changes, and much more.

  • Integration: Key to Future Mortgage Technology Success

    Over the past few years, a new generation of companies has emerged to provide new technological solutions.

  • DMRS 16.3 Release Successful

    The 16.3 DMRS system release was deployed on March 5, 2017.

  • A New eVault to Support eMortgages

    Fannie Mae has announced we have secured a new next-generation electronic eVault through eOriginal, Inc. Find out how this modern and efficient platform can benefit you and your business.

  • Check out Fannie Mae’s NEW Training Pages

    Your business runs on technology applications and mortgage products—and you need to know how to get the most out of them. Take a minute to visit Fannie Mae’s new Training Pages. Maximize your performance with eLearning and job aids. Then, watch how your business benefits.

  • Expected MERS documentation changes in Maine

    Fannie Mae has issued a Selling Notice regarding future changes to the use of Mortgage Electronic Registration System® (MERS®) for properties in the state of Maine.

  • Collateral Underwriter Version 4.1 Release Notes

    Includes an update to Property Value Representations and Warranties, as well as enhancements to the new CU user interface (CU Classic view will not be impacted) scheduled for the weekend of March 25, 2017.

  • How “Alphabet Soup” Led to Day 1 Certainty

    In a new Fannie Mae Perspectives blog, Andrew Bon Salle, Executive Vice President of our Single-Family Mortgage Business, comments on the benefits of data standardization and uniformity. He describes how “alphabet soup” led to Day 1 Certainty™, giving lenders freedom from representations and warranties on key loan components plus more efficiency in loan originations.

  • UCD Application V. 2.0 Release Coming May 31

    The UCD application (version 2.0) release will be implemented May 31, featuring new UCD edit feedback messages and other enhancements.

  • Stay on Track with the UCD CheckPoint

    The UCD CheckPoint provides a timeline with key milestones and implementation tips to help customers prepare for UCD adoption.