Single-Family News Center: Servicing
What's New with Your 2015 Scorecard
Your January 2015 performance data is now available in your Freddie Mac Servicing Success Scorecard. Become familiar with the changes made by attending our webinar.
Guide Bulletin 2015-5 Updates Servicing Requirements and Announces New Credit Risk Transfer Initiative
April 15, 2015 - In Guide Bulletin 2015-5, we’re updating several servicing requirements to help make doing business with us easier and announcing a new credit risk transfer initiative.
Modification Updates Announced in Guide Bulletin 2015-3
March 17, 2015 - We announced changes that enhance our modification options and expand borrower eligibility using our loss mitigation toolkit.
January 2015 Performance Data Now Available in Scorecard
March 06, 2015 - Your January 2015 performance data is now available in your Freddie Mac Servicer Success Scorecard via the Servicer Performance Profile.
Final Distribution of Selling Representation and Warranty Relief Date Report
March 04, 2015 - March will be the last month we email the Selling Representation and Warranty Relief Date Report to Seller/Servicers. You can easily pull this report at any time from Freddie Mac Loan Coverage AdvisorSM.
New Historical Guide Snapshot Available
February 27, 2015 - We recently published a new Historical Guide Snapshot, which reflects Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide requirements as published on December 18, 2014.
Updates to Several Freddie Mac Servicing Technology Tools
February 23, 2015 - We've made several updates to our Servicing Technology Tools to provide you with greater efficiencies and to make doing business with us easier.
Guide Bulletin 2015-2 Announces Updates and Improvements
February 17, 2015 - Read today's Guide Bulletin and find out about servicing requirement updates to streamline processes and enhance forms.
New Single-Family Week in Review Email Now Available!
February 10, 2015 - Sign up to receive the new Single-Family Week in Review, which is a weekly email that highlights the prior week's important Single-Family news and announcements.
New Bulk Appeal Template for Late Foreclosure Sale Reporting Compensatory Fees
February 09, 2015 - Servicers can use the new bulk appeal template to submit more than one late foreclosure sale reporting compensatory fee appeal at a time through the Freddie Mac Default Fee Appeal System.
Reimbursement System Update on Loan Modifications
February 09, 2015 - Servicers are now able to submit expense claims on all loan modifications for recordation fees, title costs, notary fees, and Home Value Explorer® costs in the Freddie Mac Reimbursement System.
Freddie Mac Updates Fraud Mitigation Best Practices
February 03, 2015 - The Freddie Mac Financial Fraud Investigation Unit (FFIU) has updated and posted online its comprehensive Single-Family mortgage fraud mitigation best practices document.
FHFA Proposes Minimum Financial Eligibility Requirements for Seller/Servicers
January 30, 2015 - The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is proposing new eligibility requirements for Seller/Servicers that do business with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Guide Bulletin 2015-1 Expands HAMP Pay for Performance Incentive Program
January 29, 2015 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to find out more about the HAMP Year Six Pay for Performance incentive.
Selling System Enhancements Coming in February
January 20, 2015 - As a result of feedback from our customers, we are making some changes to the selling system that will be effective February 23, 2015.
The Freddie Mac 1099-C Filing Report Is Available
January 16, 2015 - The Freddie Mac 1099-C filing report is now available in Default Reporting ManagerSM. Please use this report to determine if you need to file Form 1099-C with the Internal Revenue Service and provide the form to the borrower, when necessary.
2015 is here and so is Loan Coverage Advisor!
January 12, 2015 - Freddie Mac Loan Coverage AdvisorSM is now available. This free application calculates and tracks the selling representation and warranty relief status for every loan you’ve sold to Freddie Mac.
New Resources Available For the 2015 Freddie Mac Servicer Success Scorecard
January 08, 2015 - Read about new updates to our website, upcoming training opportunities,
Guide Bulletin 2014-25 Announces MyCity Modification Expansion
December 18, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin and find out about the expansion of the Freddie Mac MyCity Modification to include Cook County, Illinois.
Guide Bulletin 2014-24 Announces New Representation and Warranty Tracking Application and Other Requirement Updates
December 15, 2014 - Guide Bulletin 2014-24 introduces Freddie Mac Loan Coverage AdvisorSM and provides information on how Seller/Servicers can obtain access to this new application. The Bulletin also announces other important requirement changes.
Holiday Eviction Suspension
December 09, 2014 - Freddie Mac is temporarily suspending all scheduled eviction lockouts between December 17, 2014 and January 2, 2015.
Reminder & Notices
Freddie Mac Updates Fraud Mitigation Best Practices
The Freddie Mac Financial Fraud Investigation Unit (FFIU) has updated and posted online its comprehensive Single-Family mortgage fraud mitigation best practices document.
Historical Guide Snapshots (PDFs)
Check out the historical snapshots of our Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide, which capture the Guide requirements as of a specific date, in easy-to-use PDF format.
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.