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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-2015-03 new

    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.

  • Lender Letter 2015-03 new

    This Lender Letter discusses Fannie Mae’s post-purchase loan file review process and the shift in focus to increasing lender certainty through defect prevention, remedies, and alternative to repurchase. Also, the National Underwriting Center has been renamed as the Loan Quality Center.

  • In Case You Missed It new

    Looking for an executive summary of recent Fannie Mae announcements and notifications? Read In Case You Missed It 2015.

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Recent Newsletters

  • In Case You Missed It new

    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.