Originating & Underwriting

We provide information, training, job aids, and more to assist in originating loans for sale to Fannie Mae.

Most Popular

Sign-Up for Email Updates

Selling Guide Update Publication Schedule

Selling Guide updates typically are published on the first Wednesday of the month.

Miss Anything?

View the link below for Selling Guide updates, Lender Letters, and DU/DO Release Notes. The guide makes it easy to find updates by role, timely announcements, and more.

Related Links

Multi-language Resources

Find resources to support your multilingual and non-English speaking customers.

Validation and Approval of Credit Score Models new

FHFA has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to solicit applications for "Validation and Approval of Credit Score Models."

Learn more about how Fannie Mae uses credit score models and credit scores.

Technology Applications & Tools

See Technology tab for full list.

What's New

  • Selling Guide Updates new

    December updates announce clarifications to calculating monthly real estate tax payments, clarify policies on non-applicant debt, address bridge loan treatment in monthly debt obligations, and more.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2019-09 Updates new

    For a summary of key updates in this Selling Guide announcement, view the executive overview by Malloy Evans, Chief Credit Officer for Single-Family.

  • Loan Limits to increase in 2020 new

    Details on the 2020 general and high-cost area loan limits and updated resources are available. The new loan limit for most of the country is $510,400, indicating a 5.38% increase over the 2019 limit.

  • Lender Letter LL-2019-08: Approved Mortgage Insurance Forms

    This Lender Letter provides guidance on updated mortgage insurers’ master primary policies and related endorsements and other forms.

Lender Announcements & Letters

Access a list of selling related policy updates and communications.

Selling Guide

Access the Guide via the link below or AllRegs.com.

Guide Forms & Legal Docs

See a list of Guide forms and legal documents available to you.

Loan Quality

Build effective strategies to manage risk through a focus on loan quality.

Training

We offer a wide range of training opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Keep up with the latest FAQs.

Eligibility Options

Find eligibility options for your borrowers.

Project Eligibility

See condo, co-op, and PUD project eligibility and requirements.

Mortgage Products

Find solutions for your borrowers.