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Trends in Credit Underwriting - Freddie Addresses Lack of Scores; M&A in the Appraisal Biz
Mortgage News Daily
June is three months away, at which time Freddie Mac will allow automated underwriting of borrowers who lack credit scores but have other financial records such as payment references, including records showing timely housing payments. "Freddie Mac ...

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

Recap of Valuation Expo in Orlando, FL
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Appraisal Quality panel hosted top valuation executives from FHA, VA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as wells as USDA Rural Housing. Cheryl Walker of HUD discussed the process of appraiser selection beginning with competence. She also covered ...

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DSNews.com

First American Executive Awarded as 'Valuation Visionary'
DSNews.com
With a broad membership representing lending institutions, Wall Street, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Veterans Affairs, the Federal Housing Administration, appraisal management companies, appraisal firms, and appraisers, CRN brings influencers together to ...

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Lexology (registration)

Third Circuit Ruling Could Reduce Value Of Modified Loans Serviced Under Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Guidelines
Lexology (registration)
The value of modified home loans serviced under Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guidelines could be diminished by a March 9, 2017 ruling against JP Morgan Chase Bank in Fried v. JP Morgan Chase ... The basis for the alleged HPA violation was that JP Morgan ...

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FHFA: Fannie, Freddie single security needs another year to finish
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Citing the need for additional time for testing and development to ensure a “smooth transition,” the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Thursday that the implementation of the single security, the joint initiative from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ...

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Moody's: Potential Freddie, Fannie reforms likely to have wide-reaching implications
Moodys.com (press release) (subscription)
New York, March 20, 2017 -- Reform of the US housing-finance system centered around Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, while likely not imminent, could have wide-reaching implications for a range of sectors and entities, says Moody's Investors Service in a ...


HousingWire

2017 HW Tech100 Winner: Freddie Mac
HousingWire
The solutions suite includes Loan Product Advisor, an automated underwriting system; Loan Collateral Advisor, an appraisal quality and valuation risk tool and Loan Quality Advisor, which assesses loan data to help determine sale eligibility. The suite ...

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

Making Appraisal Reform Part of Housing Finance Reform
Appraisal Buzz (press release) (registration) (blog)
Reduced to its essence, housing finance reform's primary component involves shifting to private investors some $5 trillion of mortgage credit risk currently on the balance sheets of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Every significant legislative proposal for ...

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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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