Originating & Underwriting

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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

  • New Top Trending Question new

    One of the requirements for second homes is that the property may not be a "rental property." If the borrower is refinancing a second home and reports receiving rental income from the subject property, can the transaction be eligible as a second home? See the Trending Questions page for the answer.

  • Interpreting the DU Underwriting Findings Report Tutorial updated

    Take this course for a look into the DU Underwriting Findings report and get more detail on the credit and non-credit risk factors considered by DU when determining an underwriting recommendation.

  • Announcement SEL-2015-06 new

    The update includes removal of the requirement that revolving account be closed at or prior to closing in order to exclude the payment from the DTI ratio; extension of DU Refi Plus & Refi Plus; updates to information about the Affidavit of Affixture for manufactured housing loans; clarification of CLTV & HCLTV ratio requirements for project reviews for FL condos; replacement of references to “eCommitting”, “eCommitONE”, “National Underwriting Center” & “NUC”; and other misc. updates and changes.

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  • In Case You Missed It updated

    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.