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September 25, 2020

FHFA Releases Latest Mortgage Relief Numbers

DS News--Christina Hughes Babb

The FHFA has released its second quarter Foreclosure Prevention and Refinance Report.

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September 25, 2020

​FHFA Suspended Counterparty Program Updated

FHFA published an updated list of each person that is currently suspended under the Suspended Counterparty Program.

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September 24, 2020

Ginnie Mae APM 20-13: Notification regarding Loans after Deferment Loss Mitigation

Ginnie Mae is reminding Issuers that existing MBS Program requirements may impact the pooling eligibility of VA loans where a deferment is exercised as a loss mitigation option or as part of an informal workout agreement.

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September 24, 2020

Freddie Mac Guide Bulletin 2020-37

This Guide Bulletin announces additional exclusions from the previously announced Market Condition Credit Fee as well as effective date extensions for previously announced temporary flexibilities.

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September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions - Selling

Fannie Mae has updated the COVID-19 Selling FAQs to answer questions about federal student loans and remote online notarization record retention policy.

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September 24, 2020

Fannie Mae Lender Letter LL-2020-04 Impact Covid-19 Appraisals (Updated)

Fannie Mae has updated the extension of the effective date, extending the application dates eligible for these temporary flexibilities to Oct. 31, 2020, unless otherwise noted.

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September 24, 2020

Fannie Mae Lender Letter LL-2020-03 Impact Covid-19 Originations (Updated)

Fannie Mae has updated Single-Family Sellers Impact of COVID-19 on Originations to extend application dates to Oct. 31, 2020 for verbal verifications of employment and power of attorney flexibilities.

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September 24, 2020

Fannie Mae Lender Letter LL-2020-12 – New Adverse Market Refinance Fee (Updated)

Fannie Mae has updated LL-2020-12 to clarify that the refinance exception relating to the new adverse market fee (loan-level price adjustment) applies to loans with an original principal amount less than or equal to $125,000.

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September 24, 2020

Fannie Mae Lender Letter LL-2020-06 – COVID-19 Selling Loans Forbearance (Updated)

Fannie Mae has updated LL-2020-06 to extended eligible note dates for selling loans in forbearance to October 31, 2020 and extend delivery to December 31, 2020.

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September 24, 2020

Fannie Mae Supplement 20-15: Updated Oregon COVID-19 Borrower Relief Act Notice of Accommodations

Fannie Mae is updating the Notice of Accommodations form (Exhibit A) required on loans secured by a property located in Oregon with an origination date on or after August 20, 2020, as well as expanding the requirement to provide Exhibit A to the borrower at closing.

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September 24, 2020

FHFA: New Data Will Enhance GSEs’ ‘Duty to Serve’ Program

MReport – Phil Hall

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has modified the datasets for the Public Use Databases​ (PUDBs) of single-family and multifamily mortgage acquisitions by the GSEs’.

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September 23, 2020

Fannie Mae Updated Servicer Self-Assessment

Fannie Mae's refreshed Servicer Self-Assessment includes updates to the Cash Management sections and the addition of section one in Lockbox Management Rejects.

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September 23, 2020

Fannie Mae New Risk Self-Assessments

Fannie Mae published new risk self-assessments providing tips and checklists to help mortgage seller/servicers effectively and efficiently manage risk.

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September 23, 2020

Fannie Mae September AQM List Posted

Fannie Mae posted the September Appraiser Quality Monitoring (AQM) list.

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