This week, Fannie Mae issued a special Lender Letter regarding temporary flexibilities on its appraisal requirements, as many lenders have been unable to obtain a full interior and exterior...

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HousingWire recently reported that Fannie Mae has issued another bulletin to lenders to warn them of more potentially fake companies that are being found on borrowers’ mortgage documents.

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In it’s most recent “Appraiser Update” newsletter, Fannie Mae continued its discussion of the GSEs’ ongoing appraisal modernization efforts, which includes impending updates to the Uniform...

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Efficiency is the key to succeeding in today’s highly competitive housing market, as the ability to close loans quickly ensures good customer service (leading to more referrals). Timely closings,...

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The FHFA has released its 2018 Report to Congress, which includes commentary from Director Mark Calabria that encourages Congress to act on housing reform, requests chartering authority similar to...

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac recently completed a survey with appraisal-industry stakeholders regarding their impending updates to the Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) and redesigned appraisal forms...

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