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New Publication Schedule for Selling Guide Updates

Selling Guide updates will be published on the first Wednesday of the month instead of the first Tuesday.

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What's New

  • URLA optional use period postponed new

    At the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are communicating that the optional use period for the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) form and corresponding datasets will not begin on July 1, 2019, as previously scheduled.

  • Lender Letter LL-2019-06, Upcoming HomeReady and Desktop Underwriter Updates

    We announced upcoming changes to HomeReady income limit policies and Desktop Underwriter that will be effective July 20, 2019.

  • Selling Guide Updates

    June updates implement changes related to tax reform legislation, update requirements for acceptable title insurers, simplify Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) (Form 1003) requirements, provide guidance on the purchase of certain LIBOR ARM loans, and introduce a new special feature code for delivery of loans with remote notarization.

  • Key Selling Announcement SEL-2019-05 Updates

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

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