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Mortgage Products

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
08/22/14Manufactured Home Underwriting Reminders
This reference has been updated to reflect the changes announced in Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2014-15 to align the Manufactured Home requirements with current industry standards.
08/14/14Mortgages Secured by Manufactured Homes Tutorial [30 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, will help you become familiar with the requirements for selling manufactured home mortgages to Freddie Mac. In addition, we'll look at eligible transactions and mortgages available for manufactured homes.

Selling & Delivery

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
09/15/14Selling Mortgages to Freddie Mac Guarantor and MultiLender Swap User Guide
This user guide has been updated to reflect any changes with the ULDD Phase 2 mandate of August 25, 2014.
09/15/14Selling Mortgages to Freddie Mac for Cash User Guide
This user guide has been updated to reflect any changes with the ULDD Phase 2 mandate of August 25, 2014.
09/12/14Certifying Mortgages for Freddie Mac
This user guide has been updated to reflect any changes with the ULDD Phase 2 mandate of August 25, 2014.
08/18/14Selling System Updates, 3rd Quarter 2014 Tutorial [19 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, contains information on recent system updates, tips and best practices, and information on what's coming in the fourth quarter of 2014.
08/18/14Selling System Tips for Resolving Delivery Edits
This job aid has been updated to include the ULDD Phase 2 revisions. Use this for tips when resolving delivery edits in the selling system.
07/30/14Cash Contract Data Fields
This online tool replicates the Create Purchase Contract Terms screens. View the data requirements for taking out mandatory or cash contracts. Click the data field name to view the definition, valid values, and/or when and how to use the information.
07/30/14Guarantor and MultiLender Contract Data Fields
This online tool replicates the Create Guarantor or MultiLender Contract screens. View data requirements to create Guarantor or MultiLender contracts. Click the data field name to view the definition, valid values, and/or when/how to use the information.

Servicing

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
10/01/14Settlement Status Codes
This reference guide has been updated to include several new settlement status codes, as well as retire existing codes that are no longer in use.
10/01/14At-A-Glance: Freddie Mac Modification Comparison
This job aid reflects the requirement updates announced in Freddie Mac Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2014-17, posted on October 1, 2014.
09/25/14Foreclosure Sale Bidding Instructions Reference Guide
This reference guide has been updated to reflect the combination and reorganization of Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Chapters 66 and A66, as announced in Bulletin 2014-16.
09/15/14Exhibit 74, Expense and Income Codes for Expense Reimbursement Claims
Effective 03/01/15, we have updated expense codes "300003", "300004", "042001" and "400003" to allow Servicers to submit claim requests for reimbursement of those expenses that may not be capitalized during the modification process.
09/04/14Electronic Default Reporting (EDR) Quick Reference Guide
This publication has been updated to include information on the EDR Confirmation Report and the EDR/LLR Comparison Report. Both reports are available the fourth through fourteenth business days of the month.
08/29/14Borrower Contributions for Standard Short Sales and Standard Deeds-in-Lieu of Foreclosure
This reference guide has been updated to reflect the revised borrower contribution requirements announced in Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2014-10.
08/22/14Workout Prospector Users' Guide
The Workout Prospector Users' Guide has been redesigned and rewritten to reflect the new streamlined user interface and automated settlement functionality for modifications made available to Servicers on August 25, 2014.
08/14/14Charge-off Settlement Checklist
The address to which you must send the settlement documents has been updated.
08/04/14Workout Prospector: Enhanced Evaluation Process for Liquidation Options [90 min]
This webinar details how to structure and analyze liquidation options (Freddie Mac Standard Short Sale or Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure) using Workout Prospector's newly redesigned user interface.
08/04/14Workout Prospector: Streamlining the Modification Process [2.5 hrs]
This webinar details how to structure loan modifications using WP's redesigned & streamlined user interface, which enables you to optimize borrower outcomes with greater certainty and close them more efficiently using the automated settlement process.
07/28/14Freddie Mac Obtain Credit Bid Tutorial [65 min]
This new tutorial, available 24/7, reviews the requirements on how to order a credit bid in Service Loans and how to use the credit bid in the foreclosure sale bidding process.
07/15/14Expense Reimbursement Desk Reference
This desk reference has been updated to reflect the new expense codes and revised reimbursement requirements announced in Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2014-14.
07/14/14Alternatives to Foreclosure Workshop - September 16, 2014 in Dallas, Texas [1 day]
Register to attend this default servicing workshop to explore the hierarchy of various relief and workout options available to borrowers having financial difficulties.
07/14/14Managing Foreclosures Workshop - September 17, 2014 in Dallas, Texas [1 day]
Register to attend this default servicing workshop to explore the foreclosure process, from making the decision to refer the mortgage file for foreclosure, to completing the foreclosure sale and acquiring clear and marketable title.

Underwriting

DateChange workshop Workshop  webevent Web Event
10/02/14Overview of the Selling Representation and Warranty Framework
This reference provides an overview of both Versions 1 and 2 of the selling representation and warranty framework.
09/25/14Quality Control Information Manager (QCIM) - "Just the Basics" Tutorial [21 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, was updated to incorporate QCIM's latest function, Management Reporting, and to enhance the user experience.
09/08/14Quality Control Information Manager (QCIM) Functionality Guide
This reference guide has been updated to include information on the latest QCIM Function: Management Reporting. Learn how this new function can help meet your reporting needs.
09/05/14QCIM Management Reporting Tutorial [20 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, highlights the latest QCIM Function: Management Reporting. Learn about all of the features available within this new web-based tool to help meet your reporting needs.
08/22/14Manufactured Home Underwriting Reminders
This reference has been updated to reflect the changes announced in Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Bulletin 2014-15 to align the Manufactured Home requirements with current industry standards.
08/14/14Mortgages Secured by Manufactured Homes Tutorial [30 min]
This tutorial, available 24/7, will help you become familiar with the requirements for selling manufactured home mortgages to Freddie Mac. In addition, we'll look at eligible transactions and mortgages available for manufactured homes.
07/21/14Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) Lender Agent Admin User Guide
This user guide has been updated to reflect the 7/13/14 UCDP release that the pdf extraction service has been retired, and the GSEs only accept MISMO XML submissions in the UCDP.
07/21/14Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) General User Guide
This user guide has been updated to reflect the acceptable file formats for uploading appraisal data files to the UCDP effective 7/13/14.
07/14/14Tutorial 1: Using the Uniform Collateral Data Portal (UCDP) [45 min]
This tutorial has been updated to reflect that, effective July 13, 2014, the UCDP will only accept the MISMO XML file format for submission to the UCDP.
07/14/14Tutorial 2: Submitting Appraisal Data Files to the UCDP [35 min]
This tutorial has been updated to reflect that, effective July 13, 2014, the UCDP will only accept the MISMO XML file format for submission to the UCDP.

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