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  • New Day 1 Certainty eLearning new

    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 new

    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! new

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

  • Servicing Guide Updates new

    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 new

    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 new

    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.

  • DMRS 16.3 Release Notes Now Available new

    The 16.3 DMRS system release is currently scheduled for March 5, 2017.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2017-01 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.

  • 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.

  • Master Servicing and Subservicing

    Please join our Single-Family Servicing Team for an educational webinar about subservicing.

  • January 2017 AQM List Posted

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

  • New Servicer Joins SET

    Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC has joined SET, giving you another servicing partner option for your servicing-released commitments in PE - Whole Loan.

  • Servicing Guide Updates

    This update contains policy changes related to updates to the Investor Reporting requirements, retirement of the Fannie Mae Non-Eligible List, and a miscellaneous revision.

  • Changes to Investor Reporting – Take Charge of your Feb. 1 Transition

    Have you visited the Fannie Mae Changes to Reporting page recently? Several documents were updated with new information including Process Requirements, Detailed Scenarios, FAQs, and more to support your transition. For details about the changes that must be implemented by servicers as of Feb. 1, 2017, see the Release Notes. Review archived webinar materials under the Webinars section of the page, and don’t forget live webinars are still open through January.

  • Loan Delivery Credit Eligibility Edits: Severity Updates

    The new credit eligibility edits in Loan Delivery will transition to Warning severity as of Jan. 23, then switch to Fatal severity as of March 13.

  • EarlyCheck Version 5.1.1 Release Coming March 11

    Introducing severity modifications for the new credit eligibility edits.

  • Fannie Mae Standard Modification Interest Rate Adjustment Exhibit

    This Exhibit provides the new Fannie Mae Standard Modification Interest Rate required for all Fannie Mae conventional mortgage loan modifications, excluding Fannie Mae HAMP Modifications.

  • Updates to Fannie Mae-Approved Mortgage Insurers

    This Lender Letter announces that Fannie Mae has approved the acquisition of United Guaranty Corporation and its affiliates by Arch Capital Group Ltd.

  • Excess Attorney Fee Request Guidelines Updates

    Updated version of the AAA matrices for each state/jurisdiction are now available on the Excess Attorney Fee Guidelines page.

  • PE - MBS Release Notes for Febuary Release

    During the weekend of Feb. 25, 2017, we will implement an update to the Pricing & Execution - MBS application focused on providing more pricing flexibility.

  • Servicing Guide Updates

    This update contains policy changes related to verifying master project insurance, maximum allowable foreclosure attorney fees for judicial states, and servicing fees for redeemable mortgage loans and third-party foreclosure sales.

  • Introducing the Fannie Mae Flex Modification

    The Fannie Mae Flex Modification offers servicers an easier, flexible way of helping more borrowers qualify for a loan modification in a changing housing environment.

  • New CVAS Web Address with December Release

    As part of the Dec. 17 release, the CVAS web address will be changed to Update your bookmarks accordingly.

  • New Quarterly Compass: Expanded Edition for Q4

    The new Quarterly Compass features the latest technology and policy news, and important milestones, and more in this special three-page edition.