Freddie Mac- Multiple Selling Guide Updates – Bulletin 2019-11 – Dated June 5, 2019 – Effective Immediately

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer This update includes some very important condo changes that could expand your business niche, so be sure to read through all of the details. Rule Synopsis: Freddie Mac is updating their selling guide for a variety of topics. This article will focus on the topics that benefit originators. The [...]

2019-06-07T12:55:09-05:00June 10th, 2019|

FHA – Repeated Bankruptcy: If a client has a Chapter 7 in 2012 and a Chapter 13 that was recently dismissed due to withdraw, will FHA allow this? [Derogatory Credit Wait Periods – All Agencies – Chart]

Answer: The Chapter 7 wait period is well past, and FHA has no mandatory wait periods after a Chapter 13 dismissal, and does not discuss this event at all in their guidelines. That said, prudent underwriting would require a lot of scrutiny on the borrower’s payment history for the last 12-24 months as well as explanations regarding the borrower’s [...]

2019-03-25T08:58:02-05:00March 25th, 2019|

Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2018-05 – Dated June 5, 2018 – NEW CHART-Manufactured Homes-All Agencies-UPDATED Chart-Condo Project Reference Chart-UPDATED MTPs™ Fannie Condo Project Approval Rules-Fannie Prohibited Condos, NEW MTP™ – Manufactured Homes Back in Fashion

By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Manufactured Homes are becoming a strong and viable alternative in areas where prices have become unaffordable for many buyers.  The new options in this sector are looking pretty nice, and gone are many of the “old stigmas” about manufactured housing.  All originators should take a look at this update to [...]

2018-07-10T10:49:57-05:00July 6th, 2018|

Fannie Mae – Desktop Underwriter/Desktop Originator Release Notes DU Version 10.2 June Update – Dated April 24, 2018 – Effective June 23, 2018.

By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Fannie Mae is updating DU to Version 10.2 next month.  With this update, you will need to understand what is changing and how this will affect what you input into the system so that you get the results you are hoping for.  Be sure to read through this update for [...]

2018-05-29T16:30:34-05:00May 9th, 2018|