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  • Come Visit Us at MBA Tech new

    Learn more about Day 1 Certainty at MBA's Technology Conference, March 26-29 in Chicago.

  • New Quarterly Compass new

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

  • Integration: Key to Future Mortgage Technology Success new

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

  • DMRS 16.3 Release Successful updated

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

  • A New eVault to Support eMortgages new

    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 new

    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.

  • Selling Guide Updates

    The following updates were made in February to simplify and clarify policies: borrower-signed Form 4506-T not required if all of their income is validated through the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service; updates the definitions of homeownership education and housing counseling; and standardizes the calculations for monthly qualifying rental income or loss.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2017-02 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.

  • PIW FAQs and Fact Sheet Updated

    These documents have been updated to clarify the eligibility and process for a Property Inspection Waiver (PIW).

  • IRS Form 4506-T Clarifications

    We have clarified that lenders no longer need to obtain a borrower-signed IRS Form 4506-T for QC purposes when all of their income is validated through the DU validation service.

  • February 2017 AQM List Posted

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

  • Changes to Valuation Costs Line Items in LoanSphere Invoicing

    Fannie Mae has added new Valuation Costs line items that require the date the valuation expense occurred be included upon submission of the claim.

  • Enhanced DU Validation Service Messaging with DU/DO Update

    Describes updates to DU scheduled for the weekend of March 25, 2017, including changes to the DU validation service income calculations, as well as income and employment message updates.

  • UCD Ask the Expert Webinars

    Find out how you should be preparing for the Sept. 25 UCD mandate. Lenders and technology solution providers are encouraged to attend and ask questions about the UCD application, edits, testing, integration, and more.

  • New Day 1 Certainty eLearning

    Three new elearning courses provide detailed information to help lenders take advantage of Day 1 Certainty offerings.

  • Fannie Mae Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results

    Read more about our fourth quarter 2016 financial results in our news release, Form 10Q, and credit supplement.

  • We're Simplifying Servicing for our customers!

    Across the servicing lifecycle, we're working to simplify the process for our customers.

  • Servicing Guide Updates

    This update makes changes to simplify servicing, reduce operational cost and risk for servicers, and increase data accuracy. Updates include relieving servicers of the responsibility to pay for HOA, condo, or co-op fees for acquired properties; elimination of transaction type 80 reporting requirements; flexible use of IRS form 4506-T or 4506T-EZ for workout options; and changes to maintaining seller/servicer eligibility.

  • Loan Delivery Enhancements in March and April

    Bringing you greater loan level package edit capabilities on March 24, plus new edits coming as of April 3.

  • Fannie Mae Changes to Investor Reporting Release Implemented

    Several technology applications were updated to support Fannie Mae Changes to Investor Reporting as of Feb. 14, eliminating the need for reporting MBS security balances to Fannie Mae, among other updates.

  • EarlyCheck Version 5.1.2 Release Coming April 1

    Introducing several new and modified edits will be implemented pertaining to credit eligibility and Day 1 Certainty.

  • 2017 QC and Underwriting Boot Camp

    QC and Underwriting Boot Camp is back for a fifth year! This year's Boot Camp includes a new project standards track along with our popular QC and underwriting sessions. Check out the fact sheet for dates, locations, and additional details.

  • Selling Guide Updates

    The following updates were made in January: clarifications and updates to several appraisal policies; updates to confidentiality of information and data breach guidelines; changes to seller/servicer financial eligibility requirements; removal of duplicative content in the Selling Guide and Servicing Guide; and other miscellaneous updates.

  • DU/DO Version 10.0 February Update

    Describes changes to the income, employment, and asset messages returned by the DU validation service scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 25, 2017.

  • UCD Final Specification Update

    The GSEs have updated the UCD Delivery Specification, Use Cases, and XML files in an effort to provide clear and accurate requirements for preparing the UCD file for delivery.