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Selling & Delivery

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
05/19/17The Selling System Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief [10 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, provides instructions and simulates the process on receiving a Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief decision for loans delivered through the Selling System. Updated per changes announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-7.
05/18/17 Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief Overview
This reference has been updated to expand upon the mortgages that are eligible to be considered for collateral representation and warranty relief, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-7.
05/08/17Freddie Mac Settlement Date Calendar (3rd Qtr 2017: Jul-Sep)
You can use this calendar for the third quarter of 2017 to schedule your loan delivery settlements and verify your Daily ACH draft dates.
05/08/17Freddie Mac Settlement Date Calendar (4th Qtr 2017: Oct-Dec)
You can use this calendar for the fourth quarter of 2017 to schedule your loan delivery settlements and verify your Daily ACH draft dates.
04/24/17Getting Started with Freddie Mac Tutorial [10 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to reflect the new pricing terminology used in the Selling System, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/24/17Exhibit 19: Credit Fees in Price
This reference has been updated to reflect the new pricing terminology used in the Selling System, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/22/17Selling System - System Overview [7 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Selling Mortgages to Freddie Mac for Cash User Guide
This user guide has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Selling Mortgages to Freddie Mac Guarantor and MultiLender Swap User Guide
This user guide has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Understanding the Daily ACH Process
This reference has been updated to reflect the new pricing terminology used in the Selling System, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/22/17Selling System - User Roles [8 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Guarantor Pricing and Contract Process [25 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, contains an overview of the Guarantor and MultiLender pricing and contract process. It contains simulations of the functions you'll use: Import Contract, Rate Sheet, Manually Create Contract and Export Data.
04/22/17Guarantor and MultiLender Contract Data Fields
This job aid supports the new functionality to the Selling System for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts.
04/22/17Selling System - Purchase Contracts Overview [5 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Servicing Released Sales Process - Taking Out a Contract [15 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Credit Fee in Yield Add-On Pricing
This job aid was updated to include implementation of the ULDD. You will see new screen captures and changes to the export file formats.
04/22/17Selling System - Creating Cash Contracts [15-33 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Selling and Delivering WAC ARM Cash Contracts Tutorial [17 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality to the Selling System for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts.
04/22/17Selling System - Allocating and Pricing Loans [5 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Best Practices for Best Efforts Commitments
This job aid has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Selling System: Creating Loans [6 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Selling System - Evaluating Loans [6 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Validating LP and Non LP Loans in the Selling System
This reference has been updated to reflect the new pricing terminology used in the Selling System, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/22/17Servicing Released Deliveries Tutorial [20 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.
04/22/17Servicing Released Sales Process - Freddie Mac Settlement [15 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to align with new functionality for Sellers to obtain their Guarantor and MultiLender pricing for Purchase Contracts and the new pricing terminology, in the Selling System.

Servicing

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
05/17/17Completing Third Party Foreclosure Sales
This quick reference has been updated to include Servicer responsibilities related to property preservation and advancement of property taxes and insurance premiums following a third party's purchase of a property at a foreclosure sale.
05/09/17Investor Reporting - Beginner Workshop: June 5, Dedham, MA (Boston area) [1 day]
This workshop introduces you to Freddie Mac's requirements for performing loans by providing a basic understanding of reporting and remitting mortgage activities and exercises, and an overview of the Service Loans Application.
05/09/17Investor Reporting - Advanced Workshop: June 6, Dedham, MA (Boston area) [1 day]
This adds to skills learned in the Beginner workshop to help you analyze and resolve problems for performing loans. Improve your understanding about how Freddie Mac processes your transactions, how to evaluate Daily and Monthly Edit reports and more.
05/09/17Understanding Custodial Accounts Workshop: June 7-8, Dedham, MA (Boston area) [2 days]
This workshop provides detailed information about establishing, maintaining, and reconciling your Freddie Mac P&I and Escrow custodial accounts, primarily focusing on the P&I custodial account.
05/09/17 Default Management Workshop: June 5, Dedham, MA (Boston area) [1 day]
We will highlight upcoming Loss Mitigation Servicing changes, focusing on the revised hierarchy of the alternatives to foreclosure including collections, Relief and Modification options and administrative requirements and how they impact servicing.
04/28/17Workout Prospector Users' Guide
We have updated the Workout Prospector Users' Guide to include instructions on processing and settling Freddie Mac Flex Modifications, as announced in Bulletin 2017-5.
04/17/17Receiving the Borrower Response Package and Communicating the Evaluation Decision
These quick references have been updated to reflect the revisions to our requirements for obtaining and evaluating tax transcripts, as announced in Bulletin 2017-1.
04/17/17Quality Right Party Contact and Borrower Solicitation
These quick references have been updated to reflect the revisions to our requirements for obtaining and evaluating tax transcripts, as announced in Bulletin 2017-1.
04/17/17Delinquency Management for Mortgages Secured by Primary Residences
These quick references have been updated to reflect the revisions to our requirements for obtaining and evaluating tax transcripts, as announced in Bulletin 2017-1..

Underwriting

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
05/19/17The Selling System Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief [10 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, provides instructions and simulates the process on receiving a Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief decision for loans delivered through the Selling System. Updated per changes announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-7.
05/18/17 Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief Overview
This reference has been updated to expand upon the mortgages that are eligible to be considered for collateral representation and warranty relief, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-7.
05/15/17Mortgages for Borrowers Without Credit Scores
This quick reference provides information on a Loan Product Advisor enhancement permitting submission of mortgages for borrowers without credit scores to Loan Product Advisor for an automated underwriting system assessment.
05/09/17Underwriting Solutions Workshop: June 5-6, Dedham, MA (Boston area) [2 days]
Learn about policy updates and revisions, and enhancements to our technology designed to meet your and your borrowers' needs that can help you originate more loans faster and at lower cost.
04/26/17Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) Proprietary Feedback Messages
This reference has been updated to include information on new Freddie Mac Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) proprietary messages regarding eligibility for collateral rep and warranty relief.
04/26/17Understanding Loan Product Advisor's Determination of Reserve Requirements
This quick reference has been updated to reflect Loan Product Advisor enhancements for the assessment of mortgages for borrowers withoutcredit scores, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/26/17Freddie Mac Rental Income Matrix
This quick reference has been updated to reflect the revisions to our requirements for second home and investment property mortgages, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/26/17Selection and Use of Credit Scores
This quick reference has been updated to reflect Loan Product Advisor enhancements for the assessment of mortgages for borrowers withoutcredit scores, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/22/17Mortgage Insurance Coverage Options Matrix
This reference has been updated to reflect the new pricing terminology used in the Selling System, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/04/17Collateral Rep and Warranty Relief Training and Education Resources
This new quick reference lists and describes helpful resources relating to collateral representation and warranty relief that are available to you on The Learning Center.
04/02/17Quality Control Information Manager (QCIM) User Guide
This User Guide highlights recent updates to QCIM including the redesigned remedy dashboard and a more simplified document upload process.
04/02/17Loan Product Advisor Functionality Guide
This resource highlights recent updates to Loan Product Advisor with the addition of information regarding collateral representation and warranty relief eligibility, including new feedback certificate examples.
03/31/17Understanding Loan Product Advisor's Determination of Total Funds to Be Verified
This document has been updated to reflect changes announced in the 2017-2 Guide Bulletin regarding Second Home and Investment Property Mortgages.

Loan Advisor Suite

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
05/18/17 Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief Overview
This reference has been updated to expand upon the mortgages that are eligible to be considered for collateral representation and warranty relief, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-7.
05/15/17Loan Product Advisor - How it Works Tutorial [13 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, has been updated to reflect recent enhancements permitting submission of mortgages for borrowers without credit scores to Loan Product Advisor for an automated underwriting system assessment.
05/15/17Mortgages for Borrowers Without Credit Scores
This quick reference provides information on a Loan Product Advisor enhancement permitting submission of mortgages for borrowers without credit scores to Loan Product Advisor for an automated underwriting system assessment.
04/26/17Understanding Loan Product Advisor's Determination of Reserve Requirements
This quick reference has been updated to reflect Loan Product Advisor enhancements for the assessment of mortgages for borrowers withoutcredit scores, as announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-2 on March 16, 2017.
04/19/17Freddie Mac Loan Coverage Advisor Tutorial [30 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, discusses how Loan Coverage Advisor monitors loans in your pipeline eligible for relief under the Selling Representation and Warranty Framework including credit, capacity, collateral, and exclusions.
04/19/17Freddie Mac Loan Coverage Advisor Reports Tutorial [26 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, discusses enhanced report options within Loan Coverage Advisor to provide you with more comprehensive support when managing your business with Freddie Mac under the Selling Representation and Warranty Framework.
04/04/17Collateral Rep and Warranty Relief Training and Education Resources
This new quick reference lists and describes helpful resources relating to collateral representation and warranty relief that are available to you on The Learning Center.
04/02/17Loan Coverage Advisor User Guide
This user guide highlights recent updates to Loan Coverage Advisor with the addition of information regarding updated functionality and new reports.
04/02/17What's New in the Redesigned Loan Product Advisor Full Feedback Certificate
This job aid highlights recent updates to Loan Product Advisor with the addition of information regarding collateral rep and warranty relief eligibility, including a new feedback certificate example.
04/02/17Evaluating a File in Loan Quality Advisor
This job aid has been updated to reflect recent enhancements made to Loan Quality Advisor.
04/02/17Searching for Batch Results in Loan Quality Advisor
This job aid has been updated to reflect recent enhancements made to Loan Quality Advisor.
04/02/17Exporting Your Loan Quality Advisor Results
This job aid has been updated to reflect recent enhancements made to Loan Quality Advisor.
04/02/17Printing Your Loan Quality Advisor Results
This job aid has been updated to reflect recent enhancements made to Loan Quality Advisor.
04/02/17Navigating Loan Quality Advisor
This job aid has been updated to reflect recent enhancements made to Loan Quality Advisor.
04/02/17Loan Product Advisor Functionality Guide
This resource highlights recent updates to Loan Product Advisor with the addition of information regarding collateral representation and warranty relief eligibility, including new feedback certificate examples.
03/31/17Understanding Loan Product Advisor's Determination of Total Funds to Be Verified
This document has been updated to reflect changes announced in the 2017-2 Guide Bulletin regarding Second Home and Investment Property Mortgages.

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