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

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Project Eligibility

  • Condo, Co-op and PUD Project Eligibility

    Provides information and resources related to condo, co-op, and planned unit development (PUD) project eligibility and requirements, including review types and insurance requirements.

Loan Quality & Appraiser Quality Monitoring

  • Loan Quality

    View a variety of resources and training to help lenders build effective strategies to manage risk through a focus on loan quality. Includes a link to the Appraiser Quality Monitoring (AQM) list.

What's New

  • Announcement SEL-2015-04

    At the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the Adverse Market Delivery Charge is being discontinued and certain loan-level price adjustments are being changed, effective with whole loans purchased on or after September 1, 2015, or loans delivered into MBS pools with issue dates on or after September 1, 2015 (including DU Refi Plus™ and Refi Plus™ loans). The details of the pricing adjustments are available in the Loan-Level Price Adjustment (LLPA) Matrix and the Refi Plus™ Loan-Leve...

  • New Fannie Mae Appraisal Messages in UCDP

    Fannie Mae is adding three proprietary appraisal messages to the UCDP, effective the weekend of April 11, 2015.

  • Announcement SEL-2015-03

    The update introduces the Servicing Execution Tool™ (SET™) Bifurcation option for approved lenders and updates policies related to margin requirements for co-op share ARM loans; owner-occupancy requirements; ALTA short form coverage; alignment of the Selling Guide with Desktop Underwriter® messages for derogatory credit events and disputed credit tradelines; and other miscellaneous updates and changes.

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Recent Newsletters

  • In Case You Missed It

    Provides a summary of Selling Guide and policy related communications and updates issued in 2015.

  • Quarterly Compass

    Provides information on Fannie Mae initiatives and upcoming milestones, and what lenders need to know to successfully navigate the changes ahead.