Single-Family News Center: Sell and Deliver
Freddie Mac Launches New Housing Blog
Stay up-to-date on a wide range of timely and relevant housing topics. We'll post new content weekly. Check back often for the latest updates.
ULDD Phase 2 Customer Test Environment Now Available, Plus Selling System Historical Data
April 09, 2014 - Prepare for ULDD Phase 2 with the CTE and special tips, plus learn how to access historical loan data.
GSEs Delay Publication of ULDD Phase 3 Specification
April 01, 2014 - Learn why the GSEs are deferring publication of the final ULDD Phase 3 specification.
Freddie Mac Launches New Housing Blog
March 24, 2014 - Stay up-to-date on a wide range of timely and relevant housing topics. We'll post new content weekly. Check back often for the latest updates.
GSEs Publish UCD MISMO-Mapping Document to Support CFPB’s Closing Disclosure
March 11, 2014 - Learn more about the Uniform Closing Dataset and next steps for lenders and vendors.
Master Commitment Dropdown Field to be Updated on Selling System
March 04, 2014 - We will be removing certain details from the Master Commitment dropdown menu for Cash Contracts.
Phase II Freddie Mac Proprietary Messages in the UCDP Coming June 2014
February 26, 2014 - As we announced in November 2013, we are implementing the second phase of Freddie Mac's proprietary messages in the UCDP®, as part of our Greater Purchase Certainty initiative and in our continued effort to support collateral quality. The second phase of Freddie Mac's proprietary messages in the UCDP will be implemented in June 2014.
New Self-Service Password Reset Capability for Single-Family Business Applications
February 24, 2014 - This self-service solution will provide increased security and make doing business with us easier.
ULDD Phase 2 Tips and Selling System Updates
February 18, 2014 - Access the updated ULDD Addendum and learn about selling system enhancements
Changes to Home Possible Delivery Fees, Form 16SF, and Other Updates Announced in Guide Bulletin 2014-2
February 14, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about changes to Form 16SF, reimbursement of condo, HOA, PUD assessments and other Selling requirements.
February 2014 UCDP Notification and UAD Update
February 11, 2014 - Review the latest UCDP® and UAD updates in the new February 2014 UCDP Release Notification and UAD Update.
Arch U.S. MI Acquires CMG from PMI Mortgage Insurance Co. and CMFG Life Insurance Company
January 30, 2014 - CMG, a current Freddie Mac-approved mortgage insurer, was purchased today from PMI Mortgage Insurance Co.
Reminder: UCDP January 26 Release
January 13, 2014 - On January 26, 2014, we are implementing the second phase of the conversion of current UAD compliance warning edits to fatal UAD edits in the UCDP®, as outlined in the November 2013 UCDP Release Notification and UAD Update.
Delays to Changes in Postsettlement Delivery Fees Announced
January 08, 2014 - FHFA has directed Freddie Mac to delay implementation to the previously announced changes to postsettlement delivery fees.
Selling and Servicing Requirements in Response to CFPB Rules Take Effect This Month
January 03, 2014 - We are reminding Seller/Servicers that our revised selling and servicing requirements announced in response to several of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau final rules become effective this month.
No-Activity Fee to be Assessed Beginning January 2014
December 17, 2013 - Effective January 1, 2014, Seller/Servicers that have not sold a loan to Freddie Mac in the last three years and are not servicing a loan for Freddie Mac as of December 31 will be assessed the $7,500 no-activity fee.
Changes in Postsettlement Delivery Fees Announced in Guide Bulletin 2013-26
December 16, 2013 - In response to the December 9, 2013, FHFA directive, Guide Bulletin
2013-26 announces changes to guarantee fees on all single-family mortgages.
New Mortgage Insurance Master Policy Requirements
December 02, 2013 - FHFA issued a press release today announcing changes to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae mortgage insurance master policy requirements.
Addressing Concerns in Response to Implementation of the New CFPB Property Valuation Requirements
November 26, 2013 - We heard your feedback on how our property valuation messaging is impacting your implementation of the new disclosure requirements for property valuation information announced in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) final rule on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) amendment under Regulation B, and we are addressing your concerns.
Freddie Mac Announces 2014 Loan Limits
November 26, 2013 - We are maintaining our 2014 base conforming loan limits at the existing 2013 levels. The loan limits in designated high-cost areas will also remain unchanged with the exception of some counties where the loan limit will increase.
Freddie Mac Shares Customer Service Level Standards Results
November 25, 2013 - Today we are posting our first Single-Family Business Customer Service Level Standards report that measures our performance in meeting eight customer service level standards.
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The information found in the Single-Family News Center is not a replacement or substitute for information found in the Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide and/or the terms of your Master Agreement and/or Master Commitment.