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News Headlines - fannie mae appraisal

Training in Sales, Reverse, HMDA, Cust. Satisfaction; Appraisal News - Illinois vs. AMCs?
Mortgage News Daily
Chris Martin of FormFree writes: "Fannie Mae's Day 1 Certainty initiative not only offers the tantalizing promise of reps and warrants relief for loan components validated through Collateral Underwriter and Desktop Underwriter, it's also been shown to ...


FHFA provides comprehensive update on status of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
The report states that approximately 60% of appraisals submitted to Fannie Mae are expected to be eligible for this relief. The report also states that Freddie Mac is working on its own version of Day 1 Certainty, and anticipates launching a similar ...
PHH to Lose CEO; Fannie/Freddie Changes--Their Future Remains UncertainMortgage News Daily

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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 ...

Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)

In Search of the Ever Elusive Predominant Value
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
There is no such number in generally accepted appraisal theory and practice that is identified as a “predominant value”. Furthermore, nowhere on any Fannie Mae standardized appraisal form will you find the words or a “field” reserved for a “predominant ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Fannie Mae will waive appraisals on some refinance loans
San Francisco Chronicle
In addition, Fannie Mae must have a physical appraisal for the same property, with the same borrower, in its Uniform Collateral Data Portal. This is a database into which lenders enter appraisals for mortgages submitted to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
GSEs Announce Annual Eviction MoratoriumDSNews.com

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Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)

Shortage? What does this mean to appraisers?
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Regardless of whether or not a shortage exists, or even if one is pending, if appraisal users think appraisals are too expensive and take too long, they will look for alternatives. Fannie Mae has already started the Property Inspection Waiver (PIW ...

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AVMs make a comeback - HousingWire

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AVMs make a comeback
At the same time, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs), initiated the Uniform Mortgage Data Program (UMDP) under which appraisal and loan data would be standardized and the data collected for stronger appraisal quality and risk management capabilities.


First for 2017: Fannie Mae refines appraisal policies
Fannie Mae released its first selling guide updates for 2017, clarifying its rules around property inspections by appraiser trainees. According to the guide, Fannie Mae clarified its “existing policy that allows an unlicensed or uncertified appraiser ...

MBA Sets Out Plan for New Housing Finance System
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Calling the reform of the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “the last piece of unfinished business from the 2008 financial crisis” the Mortgage Bankers Association today presented its proposal for the future of the ...

The MReport

Fannie Mae Offers Appraisal Waiver for Eligible Loans
The MReport
appraisal Certain eligible loans backed by Fannie Mae will no longer need appraisals after the GSE implemented a technology update over the weekend with the goal of creating more efficiency for lenders, according to an announcement from Fannie Mae.

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