Here is a quick summary of housing market stories that have recently come across the MBA NewsLink desk:
Tag: Fannie Mae
Sharon Reichhardt of ACES Quality Management: Spring Your QC Forward or Fall Behind Fannie Mae’s New Requirements this September
Given the downturn in mortgage volume and the exploding cost to originate, Fannie Mae’s announcement comes at a time when QC departments may be much leaner than they were the year before. However, lenders can ill afford to ignore these changes, and compliance may mean investing in automation despite declining profitability.
FHFA Updates Equitable Housing Finance Plans for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
The Federal Housing Finance Agency updated Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Equitable Housing Finance Plans for 2023.
Industry Briefs Mar. 30, 2023: Total Expert Updates on Salesforce AppExchange
Total Expert updated its products on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers new ways to enhance the ROI of their Salesforce integrations.
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Complete 52,469 4Q Foreclosure Prevention Actions
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 52,469 foreclosure prevention actions during the fourth quarter, raising the total number of homeowners who have been helped to 6.7 million since September 2008, the Federal Housing Finance Agency reported.
Industry Briefs Mar. 17, 2023: HUD Overhauls Disaster Recovery Program
HUD announced an overhaul of the agency’s disaster recovery efforts to better serve communities that face the direct impacts of weather-related disasters.
FHFA Delays Effective Date of GSE DTI Ratio-Based Fee to Aug. 1
The Federal Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced a 90-day delay in the effective date of the new Loan Level Price Adjustments for certain borrowers with debt-to-income ratios above 40 percent. The new effective date will be for deliveries on or after August 1.
Dealmaker: Greystone Provides $20M in Fannie Mae DUS Financing
Greystone, New York, provided a $20.3 million Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting & Servicing Green Rewards loan to refinance an 87-unit multifamily property in North Ogden, Utah.
Industry Briefs Mar. 13, 2023: Lodestar Partners with Nationwide Appraisal Network
LodeStar Software Solutions, Philadelphia, partnered with Nationwide Appraisal Network, a nationwide appraisal management company. The partnership will enable users of LodeStar’s closing fee technology to access appraisal fees for fee estimates across the nation.
Industry Briefs Mar. 3, 2023: Fitch Ratings Says FHA Premium Cuts ‘Credit Neutral’ for Private Mortgage Insurers
Fitch Ratings, New York, said recently announced reductions in the Federal Housing Authority mortgage insurance premium rates are not expected to have a meaningful credit impact on private U.S. mortgage insurance carriers.