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

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Selling Guide Update Publication Schedule

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

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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.

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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.

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What's New

  • Validation and Approval of Credit Score Models

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

  • There’s more to mortgages than credit scores

    Learn more about how Fannie Mae uses credit scores and credit score models … and what else our automated underwriting system considers.

  • URLA February 1, 2020 Mandate Rescheduled

    FHFA has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to make specific modifications to the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA)/Form 1003. To allow time to make the necessary changes, deadlines for implementation of the redesigned Form 1003 and DU Specification will be postponed.

  • Selling Guide Updates

    August updates implement changes to lender quality control requirements, introduce construction-to-permanent financing for manufactured homes, clarify appraisal waiver eligibility for refinance transactions, and more.

Lender Announcements & Letters

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Selling Guide

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

Guide Forms & Legal Docs

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