Single-Family News Center: Servicing
Pedal to the Settle!
We're moving Workout Prospector® forward with the addition of a new automated settlement functionality for liquidations.
Pedal to the Settle: We’re Moving Workout Prospector Forward
November 16, 2015 - The evolution of Workout Prospector® continues with the addition of a new automated settlement functionality for liquidations.
What’s New with Your Scorecard?
November 09, 2015 - Today, we made several enhancements to your Freddie Mac Servicer Success Scorecard to increase transparency and make it easier to do business with us.
Combating Mortgage Fraud Aimed at Falsely Raising Credit Scores
November 03, 2015 - Our new article spotlights three common fraud schemes aimed at raising credit scores. Learn what they are and how you can help combat them.
New! Keep Track of DRLS Law Firm Reporting with ADR Access
October 29, 2015 - Servicers now have access to Attorney Data Reporting (ADR), our reporting system that enables law firms to enter timeline and related data for Freddie Mac Default-Related Legal Services.
Doing Better Business Together With Improved Guide Design and Usability
October 28, 2015 - We know how critical it is for you to access our Guide requirements quickly. That's why we're reorganizing the Guide to make it easier to locate specific information.
Guide Bulletin 2015-19: Updated Requirements for Information Security, Fraud Reporting, and More
October 28, 2015 - In Guide Bulletin 2015-19, we're announcing updated requirements for information security, fraud reporting, and more.
Guide Bulletin 2015-18: Updates to State Foreclosure Time Lines and Modification Requirements
October 14, 2015 - In response to Servicer feedback, today's Guide Bulletin 2015-18 announces updates to state foreclosure time lines and compensatory fees, modification requirements, and other changes.
Origination Defects and Remedies Framework Announced in Guide Bulletin 2015-17
October 07, 2015 - Learn more about the origination defects and remedies framework (the "remedies framework"), effective for mortgages with Freddie Mac settlement dates on or after January 1, 2016, announced in Guide Bulletin 2015-17.
Industry Letter Provides Guidance on TRID Rule
October 06, 2015 - At the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, we issued an Industry Letter today providing guidance related to the "TRID Rule."
Prepare Now for New Settlement Automation for Third-Party Foreclosure Sales
September 29, 2015 - We want to ensure that you're set up to use Workout Prospector for settling third-party sales. Sign up now and familiarize yourself with the tool.
Check Out New Helpful Tips on Our Investor Reporting Web Page
September 15, 2015 - We've updated our Web page with a new September/October information spotlight on avoiding common edits, and offer management tools and training that make it easier than ever for you to improve investor reporting accuracy.
Guide Bulletin 2015-15: Increasing Modification Eligibility and More
September 09, 2015 - In today's Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (Guide) Bulletin 2015-15, we announced updates to borrower eligibility for modifications and requirements related to Freddie Mac Default Legal Matters.
Updates to State Foreclosure Time Lines
September 03, 2015 - As part of our periodic review of State foreclosure time lines, we've increased State foreclosure time lines for all foreclosure sales completed on or after August 1, 2015, in 34 of the 55 jurisdictions.
Recent Updates to our Guide and Bulletins
August 13, 2015 - Based on your feedback, we've recently incorporated enhancements to the Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide and Guide Bulletins.
Important News and Updates in Guide Bulletin 2015-14
August 12, 2015 - In Guide Bulletin 2015-14, we’re announcing a new automated settlement process and updating Seller/Servicer requirements.
Single Sign-On and Other Enhancements for Servicer Performance Profile
August 07, 2015 - To make doing business with us easier, we’ve made several updates to the Freddie Mac Servicer Performance Profile, including single sign-on functionality.
Check Out Our Newly Updated Investor Reporting Web Page
July 16, 2015 - We've updated our Web page with information, management tools and training that make it easier than ever for you to improve investor reporting accuracy.
Guide Bulletin 2015-11 Updates Servicing Requirements
July 08, 2015 - Read today's Guide Bulletin for details on borrower solicitation and effective date changes.
Guide Bulletin 2015-10 Supports TRID Rule
June 30, 2015 - We're helping you prepare for when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau puts into effect its final rule, the TILA-RESPA Integrated Mortgage Disclosure (the “TRID Rule”). In advance of the effectiveness date, we're making updates to Guide terminology now regarding new disclosure forms required under the rule with respect to settlement-related disclosures.
Register for the Freddie Mac Default Campus in Dallas, Texas
June 26, 2015 - On August 4-5, 2015, we’re offering two workshops focused on helping you effectively manage your delinquent and default portfolio.
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.