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

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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

  • Introducing HomeReady Mortgage new

    Help meet the diverse needs of today’s buyers with HomeReady, Fannie Mae’s enhanced affordable lending product, to be available later this year.

  • Key Selling Guide Updates August 2015 new

    Carlos Perez, Chief Credit Officer for Single Family, provides an executive summary of key selling policy updates in the August 25 Selling Guide announcement.

  • Announcement SEL-2015-09 new

    The update includes allowing cash back on pair-offs of a mandatory whole loan commitment to all Fannie Mae-approved lenders as a standardized process; update as it pertains to the required documentation for removing recourse from HomeStyle Renovation mortgages; align the requirements for attached PUD units with the existing requirements for detached PUD units; policy changes pertaining to self-employed income policy; and other miscellaneous updates and changes.

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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, MyCommunityMortgage, 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.