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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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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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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.

Training in Sales, Reverse, HMDA, Cust. Satisfaction; Appraisal News - Illinois vs. AMCs?
Mortgage News Daily
We will hear from National MBA's William Kooper, FNMA, Freddie Mac, HUD, VA, USDA and Non -QM. Did you know the new HMDA Plus rule more than doubles the number of required data fields reported on the HMDA loan application register (LAR) from 23 ...

Before Buying a Home, Learn the Lingo!
Cut Bank Pioneer Press
To help aspiring homeowners gain confidence in the homebuying process, the experts at Freddie Mac are sharing a guide with some top terms you'll hear. • Pre-approval letter. A letter ... Appraisal. After you make an offer on a home, your lender will ...

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Chicago Tribune

Freddie Mac planning appraisal-free mortgages
Chicago Tribune
Giant mortgage investor Freddie Mac plans to dispense with traditional appraisals on some loan applications for home purchases, replacing them with an alternative valuation system that would be free of charge to both lenders and borrowers. The company ...

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Servicing News; Fannie/Freddie News; Another Blow for Ocwen
Mortgage News Daily
Pacific Union Financial will not accept Freddie Mac Desk Review Form 1033 to establish market value for the subject property in lieu of a subsequent appraisal or field review. The opinion of market value for the transaction must be established by an ...

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Washington Post

Freddie Mac would like to make traditional appraisals history
Washington Post
Giant mortgage investor Freddie Mac plans to dispense with traditional appraisals on some loan applications for home purchases, replacing them with an alternative valuation system that would be free to both lenders and borrowers. The company confirmed ...
These Freddie Mac mortgages won't need an appraiserHousingWire

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MBA Sets Out Plan for New Housing Finance System
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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 ...

How to refinance your mortgage
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However, if your mortgage is not owed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, your best next move is to contact your mortgage company and ask for help in refinancing. Even if you have had a bad experience dealing with the company in the past, give it one more try.

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