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News Headlines - Uniform Appraisal Dataset


How "alphabet soup" led to Day 1 Certainty
The Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) standardized appraisal data, and since 2012 Fannie Mae has required digitized appraisal reports. With that foundation, we developed Collateral Underwriter (CU). Pairing advanced analytics with a database of more than ...

Making Sense of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset Rules
The Reverse Review | Daily Reverse Mortgage News (press release)
Overview of the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) requirements under the Uniform Mortgage Data Program (UMDP). The GSEs have been working towards standardization over the past couple of years. The UAD is only a small part of the UMDP, but one of the ...

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Fifth annual AEI and CRN conference on housing risk, sponsored by FICO
American Enterprise Institute
... Standards Maintenance Organization, consulted with the government-sponsored enterprises on Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice issues for Uniform Collateral Data Portal, and participated in the creation of the Uniform Appraisal ...


Deadline approaching for FHA's Electronic Appraisal Delivery portal
This portal will enable lenders to easily upload, submit and view appraisal data electronically, according to the release. It will use an industry-consistent Uniform Appraisal Dataset with FHA specific additions. The portal will also link mortgage data ...

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

Regulatory Compliance Review: The Fannie and Freddie New Appraisal Portal Uniform Collateral Data Portal
National Mortgage Professional Magazine
This is a single portal for submitting data electronically of an appraisal file. Lenders must use the UCDP Portal to those data files, including the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD)5, when applicable, before the delivery date of the mortgage to Fannie ...

A La Mode Carves Out Mercury Network for Private Equity Acquisition
American Banker
Mercury Network, the mortgage lender and appraisal management company software unit of a la mode, was acquired by private equity firm Serent Capital, the companies announced Thursday. The transaction creates two separate companies: Mercury ...

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ACI Sky™ Provides Cloud-Based Appraisal Platform
Business Wire (press release)
Sky includes a library of more than 500 forms, plus tools for data collection, public records, floor plans, location maps, flood determinations, Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) guidance, MISMO® XML delivery, and ACI's industry-leading PAR® Logic review.

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HousingWire (blog)

The real impact of Fannie Mae's Collateral Underwriter
HousingWire (blog)
Fannie Mae made CU available to lenders for free to provide transparency and help lenders more effectively and efficiently identify issues with appraisals. The Uniform Appraisal Dataset and the Uniform Collateral Data Portal were introduced in July of ...

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Mercury Network: There's no need to freak out about Collateral Underwriter
HousingWire (blog)
However, it looks like Uniform Appraisal Dataset guidelines on condition and quality ratings can largely prevent triggering the peer consistency messages. Even in situations where your appraiser's data is different enough to trigger these messages ...

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Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite automates lending to drive efficiency
And in the next few months, Freddie Mac will offer automated collateral evaluation which will waive the need for an appraisal for certain mortgages, and automated borrower income and asset validation services through Loan Product Advisor. “Eligibility ...

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