Tag: Income

Freddie Mac Selling Guide Updates – Bulletin 2020-36 – Dated September 2, 2020 – Updated “Grossing Up Income Chart”

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Freddie Mac is getting back into the rhythm of guideline changes and clarifications.  This update includes some important changes that may have you considering using Fannie Mae for some types of income! Rule Synopsis: Freddie Mac is updating their selling guide for a variety of topics. This article will […]

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Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL–2020-03 – Updated August 27, 2020

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer The scariest phrase in mortgage lending today is “Self-Employed Borrower”.  The agencies have gotten hypersensitive to those who own their own companies during a pandemic.  Read through this article to hear a “true confession” and the resources you need to work with clients that are self-employed! Rule Synopsis: Fannie […]

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How is COVID Pay Being Treated by Fannie Mae?

Question: I have a client with a paystub that shows “COVID Pay”.  The employee worked reduced hours/fewer days per week due to the pandemic.  The employer states that the COVID pay is the difference between what they would have earned and what they earned.  Now that the company shutdown is over, our client is back […]

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Fannie Mae – Updated FAQs for COVID – Dated July 29, 2020 and Freddie Mac – Updated FAQs for COVID – Dated July 29, 2020

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer The agencies are being bombarded with questions during COVID.  This FAQ addresses many of the most common questions.  Take the time to read through these and make your life easier! Rule Synopsis: The GSE’s (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac) have updated their FAQ documents for COVID-related (temporary) changes to […]

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Fannie Mae’s Top Trending Questions – Dated June 22, 2020

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer If there is a trending question with the agencies, then this means that multiple people are asking it.  The trending FAQs is an excellent way to quickly stay up to date and learn new things. Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae updated their top trending questions. There are 24 questions and […]

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