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Selling Guide

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-2016-01 new

    This announcement introduces the IDR process which offers a neutral third party to resolve repurchase requests that remain unresolved after the appeal and escalation processes have been exhausted. This process grew out of a year of work with lenders, Freddie Mac, and FHFA.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2016-01 Updates new

    For a summary of key updates in Selling Announcement SEL-2016-01, read the executive overview provided by Carlos Perez, Chief Credit Officer for Single Family.

  • HomeReady: Adding Flexibility without Adding Incremental Risk new

    Our research shows that the HomeReady extended-household income adds flexibility without adding incremental risk. To get the facts, read the FM Commentary.

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Mortgage Products

  • Single-Family Mortgage Products

    Find a range of mortgage products, eligibility options, and solutions to help lenders meet borrowers' needs. Includes information on 97% LTV options, HomeReady, and more.

Stay Informed

  • 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.