Servicers Can Modify Current Loans, Fannie Mae Says

Fannie, Freddie align servicing guidelines for delinquent mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are issuing new guidelines to servicers in order to align their procedures for handling past-due mortgages. The objective is to ensure consistent servicing requirements.

 · What is "Fannie direct" & why your lender should be. Many lenders have a minimum FICO of 640 on conventional loans, and some are even as high as 660. These higher scores are investor overlays. loans are eligible for Fannie direct down to a 620 FICO score. – A.

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The most popular conventional loan is a fixed rate Fannie-Mae (FNMA) loan. Any conventional loan with less than 20% down payment will have monthly mortgage insurance. We have options to remove the mortgage insurance with as little as a 5% down payment but utilizing that option will increase the rate.

"Lenders can continue to decide what type of documentation is appropriate and what can be retained as part of the loan file to show that a borrower is legally present," said Fannie Mae, adding that "subsequent changes to the law and its application may cause us to reevaluate our policy on this matter prospectively."

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Federal law provides rights to remove PMI for many mortgages under certain circumstances. Some lenders and servicers may also allow for.

The economy, they say, cannot recover if the housing market continues in free fall. The latest idea to salvage the market is to get Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to modify home loans. They own or service.

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Under the Streamlined Modification Initiative, borrowers with loans backed by mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be at least. borrowers another path to avoid foreclosure," says.

 · Fannie Mae made the announcement oct. 19 and said it is collaborating with Equifax and TransUnion to provide the data. Currently, the credit reports used by most home loan lenders only indicate the total debt load a borrower carries and whether or not that borrower has made all his or her payments on time.

Why my clients are Choosing Fannie Mae "NEW"  HomeReady instead of FHA We offer information and resources related to servicing Fannie Mae-owned or Fannie Mae-securitized one- to four-unit mortgage loans. Most Popular FAQs | Compensatory Fees – Foreclosure Time Frame Delays. Flex Modification Fact Sheet

Fannie Mae. loans – to qualify for mortgages. The change will kick in on July 29 when the debt-to-income ratio (DTI), a measure of a borrower’s capacity to make payments, rises to 50% from the.