Tag: Purchase

FHA Underwriting Guidelines for Borrowers with previous Mortgage Payment Forbearance – Mortgagee Letter 2020-30

Written by:  Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer Rule Synopsis: Effective dates May be implemented immediately but must be implemented for case numbers assigned on or after November 9, 2020. Affected Programs Only Title II Single Family Forward programs. New FHA Mortgage Eligibility A borrower will be considered eligible for a new FHA-insured mortgage when previously granted […]

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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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Fannie and Freddie Publish Refinance & Home Purchase Eligibility Requirements for Borrowers in Forbearance – FNMA LL-2020-03 – Updated May 19, 2020 and FHLMC Bulletin 2020-75 – Dated May 93, 2020 and FHFA Media Announcement – Dated May 19, 2020

Written by Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Rule Synopsis: The GSE’s (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), at the direction of their regulator (the FHFA), have released information on temporary eligibility requirements for borrowers who are in forbearance, or recently ended their forbearance and are now looking to refinance an existing home or buy a new home. […]

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Freddie Mac FAQ’s, Fact Sheet and Product Comparison (Home Possible™ vs. HomeOne™ – Dated April 2018-HomeOne™ Program Available July 29-2018

By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Freddie Mac’s new HomeOne Program which debuts July 29, 2018 is set to launch.  This article provides all the information you need to understand and promote this program well. Rule Synopsis: Freddie Mac created a list of FAQ’s, a Fact Sheet and Comparison Chart to highlight their newest product addition […]

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Fannie Mae – 97% LTV Options for Purchases and Limited Cash-Out Refinances – Updated February 2018

By: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Fannie Mae has updated their FAQs for 97% LTV Options for Purchases and Limited Cash-Out Refinances.  Excellent clarification contained in this article, so be sure to read it and update your knowledge. Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae updated their 97% LTV Options for Purchases and Limited Cash-Out Refinances FAQ document. The […]

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