Nicole Berg: 10 Skills You Need to Move from Processor to Underwriter

There is more to being an underwriter than learning guidelines. Based on my experience managing people moving from processor to underwriter, there are hard and soft skills you need before you can transition from Processor to Underwriter.

FHFA Authorizes GSEs to Support Additional Liquidity in Secondary Mortgage Market; Provide Flexibility in Appraisals, Employment Verifications

The Federal Housing Finance Agency this morning issued two directives to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac—one to enter into additional dollar roll transactions to provide mortgage-backed securities investors with short-term financing of their positions; and the other to provide alternative flexibilities to satisfy appraisal requirements and employment verification requirements.