Tag: Construction

FHA Mortgagee Letter 2020-36, FHA New Construction Requirements, Effective dates: May be used immediately for existing cases and must be used for FHA case numbers assigned on or after January 4, 2021. Multiple Updated Charts!

Written by: Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer FHA new construction programs are fantastic to understand, especially when you are in low-inventory environments.  In this article, FHA makes a big update that will make this program much easier to use! Multiple FHA New Construction Charts Updated [See Supporting Resources] Rule Synopsis: Effective dates May be used immediately […]

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FHA – Construction to Permanent and Building on Own Land Programs, Mortgagee Letter 2019-08, May 16, 2019 – Effective by June 17, 2019 or Immediately – NEW MTP™ – Interested In Building Your Own Home on Your Own Lot?

Written by: Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer FHA is providing a great update to their new construction rules. Take a look at this article and the social media posts to boost your business in this niche. Rule Synopsis: The guidance in this Mortgagee Letter may be implemented immediately, but must be implemented for loans with case […]

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Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2018-09 – Dated December 4, 2018

Written By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Fannie Mae has just released some interesting updates that are sure to keep you one step ahead of your competition.  Read through this article to find out what they are and how to get this information out to your referral sources before your competition. Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae is updating […]

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Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2018-08 – Dated September 2, 2018-Effective Immediately [NEW Chart – Using Employment-Related Assets for Income]

Written By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Fannie Mae continues to make the originator’s life easier by helping more borrowers that “make sense” qualify for home loans.  Read through this update to see the new changes and tips on getting the word out to your clients. Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae is updating their selling guide for […]

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Freddie Mac FAQ’s for Duty to Serve – Topic is: Single-Close Financing for Manufactured Housing – Dated April 2018 – Effective Immediately

By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer If you offer manufactured housing financing, or would like to branch into that area, Freddie has issued an FAQ on their new Single-Close option for Manufactured Housing.  Be sure to read through this to get familiar with this new option. Rule Synopsis: Freddie Mac created an FAQ for questions surrounding […]

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