Tag: Rules Issue

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 […]

A subscription is required to access this content—please view our available subscription options. If you are a current subscriber, please log in.

CFPB – 7 Administrative Proceedings and Consent Orders for Deceptive Loan Advertisements – NEW MTP™- Deceptive Advertising – Is It Too Good to Be True?

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer In today’s world, every bit of advertising that you do is documented and retrievable.  Recently there has been a rash of consent orders from the CFPB over false advertising practices.  Read this article to learn what you need to avoid. Rule Synopsis: The CFPB completed an audit of a […]

A subscription is required to access this content—please view our available subscription options. If you are a current subscriber, please log in.

FHA HECM-Reverse Mortgage Updates – Moratorium Extension – HECM Fraud

Written by: Melinda Hipp, Staff Writer HECM Updates & Interpretation:FHA Extends Exterior Appraisals to October 31 – Extends Foreclosure Moratorium Until Year End The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the re-extension of exterior-only appraisals for case numbers on HECM’s (Reverse Mortgages) assigned on or before October 31, 2020. Details were provided in Mortgagee Letter […]

A subscription is required to access this content—please view our available subscription options. If you are a current subscriber, please log in.

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 […]

A subscription is required to access this content—please view our available subscription options. If you are a current subscriber, please log in.

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 […]

A subscription is required to access this content—please view our available subscription options. If you are a current subscriber, please log in.

Scroll to Top