Single-Family News Center: Servicing
Check out the New and Improved Workout Prospector®
Take a sneak peek at the new and improved Workout Prospector! Be on the look out for exciting changes coming August 25.
Several Servicing Requirement Changes Announced in Guide Bulletin 2014-14
July 15, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about servicing requirement changes that will help make doing business with us easier, including enhancements to Workout Prospector®.
Version 2 of the Representation and Warranty Framework Effective July 1
June 26, 2014 - Beginning next month, mortgages you deliver to Freddie Mac will be covered by the enhanced version of the selling representation and warranty framework.
Quick Tips Video Highlights Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Features
June 25, 2014 - Check out our new "Quick Tips for Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide Features" video to see how you can quickly and easily identify and track changes in our Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (Guide).
Implementation of New Mortgage Insurance Master Policies
June 24, 2014 - Guide Bulletin 2014-13 provides the implementation details of the new mortgage insurance master policies.
Updates to ARMs, MERS, Fraud Prevention, and more in Guide Bulletin 2014-12
June 19, 2014 - We're announcing several selling and servicing requirement updates that may impact the way you do business with Freddie Mac.
Guide Bulletin 2014-11 Introduces the MyCity Modification
June 18, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about the MyCity Modification, a temporary offering within the city of Detroit, Michigan, to assist struggling homeowners by providing a loan modification option that may offer significant payment relief.
Updates to Short Sales and DILs in Guide Bulletin 2014-10
June 03, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updates we made to provide Servicers with more guidance and efficiency in the areas of fraud prevention, eligibility for service members, and borrower communications.
Guide Bulletin 2014-9 Announces Updates to Servicing Requirements
May 15, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updates to foreclosure requirements, the Freddie Mac Reimbursement System, and important servicing reminders.
Enhancements to the Representation and Warranty Framework Announced in Guide Bulletin 2014-8
May 12, 2014 - Learn more about the relaxed requirements for acceptable borrower payment history and the satisfactory conclusion of quality control reviews as a new path to obtain representation and warranty relief.
Guide Bulletin 2014-7 Updates Requirements for Chicago Vacant Property Ordinance
April 29, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updated requirements for servicing mortgages on properties subject to the Ordinance.
Guide Bulletin 2014-6 Updates Selling and Servicing Requirements and Provides Important Reminders
April 24, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updates to existing selling and servicing requirements.
Set Up Your Online User Profile for Single-Family Business Applications
April 17, 2014 - We've implemented an online password reset capability for Single-Family business applications. Sign up today.
Guide Bulletin 2014-4 Announces Revised Modification Requirements
March 28, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updated MTMLTV requirements and modification interest rate evaluations.
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.
Servicing Updates and Revisions Announced in Guide Bulletin 2014-3
March 17, 2014 - Guide Bulletin 2014-3 announces several updates and revisions to support existing requirements, including Lender-Placed Insurance and alternatives to foreclosure.
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.
Guide Bulletin 2014-1 Announces Step-Rate Mortgage Updates, New EDR Codes, and More
January 24, 2014 - Read today's Guide Bulletin to learn about updated Step-Rate Mortgage requirements, New EDR Codes, and more servicing related topics.
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.
Reminder & Notices
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. (Updated June 24, 2014)
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.