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When Do Collections Need to Be Paid Off?

Question: I have a conventional loan borrower with a $60,000 collection.  It is not a charge off or a lien.  When I ran DU the loan was approved.  Does the collection need to be paid off?  Your chart says it does not need to be paid off, so I am verifying this.  MC Chart – […]

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USDA – Updates to Chapter 10 and Chapter 11

Written by: David Hail, Staff Writer USDA lenders, this is a massive update so heads up.  Our expert breaks down the “New”, “Clarifications” and “Reminders” announced by the agency. Rule Synopsis: The great news is that the revisions to Chapter 10 “Credit Analysis” and Chapter 11 “Ratio Analysis” USDA Rural Development announced were coming in […]

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USDA – Major Revisions to Chapter 10 – Credit Analysis

Written by: David Hail, Staff Writer The revisions to technical handbook HB-1-3555 Chapter 10, Credit Analysis, are significant and require your full attention if you are originating these types of loans. Rule Synopsis: On December 19, 2019 USDA Rural Development announced upcoming revisions to technical handbook HB-1-3555 Chapter 10, Credit Analysis. They provided an advance […]

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Fannie Mae’s Top Trending Questions – Dated May 2019

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Keeping up with rule changes is a challenge for even the most experienced underwriter or originator. That is part of the value of Mortgage Currentcy! In this article, Fannie Mae has updated their “trending questions” to keep you even more in the know! Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae FINALLY updated […]

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VA Derogatory Credit & Collections: I have a veteran with a low 623 credit score, collections and spotty history on other loans, which is why I have a refer/eligible. How will the underwriter handle the collections on a manual underwriting?

Answer: Your underwriter will be using the criteria below to evaluate your borrowers.  From the information you’ve provided, I’m not sure that they will be able to meet the requirements below.  In these situations, the underwriter decides if they can approve the loan, but it sounds like your underwriter will want to see a solid […]

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