Single-Family News Center: Originate and Underwrite
Don't Delay! Send Your Duty to Serve Comments Today!
Your feedback matters. Send FHFA your comments on Freddie Mac's draft Duty to Serve Underserved Markets plan no later than Monday, July 10, 2017.
Comments on Freddie Mac's Draft Duty to Serve Plan Due by July 10
June 22, 2017 - Freddie Mac's draft Duty to Serve Underserved Markets plan was published by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on May 8, 2017 -- and your feedback is strongly encouraged.
Enhancements Make it Easier to Share Guide Content and Find Recent Updates
June 22, 2017 - If you use the AllRegs® link on FreddieMac.com to access the Guide, new functionality is now available which allows you to quickly share Guide content and review recent updates to our requirements.
We're Making Loan Advisor Suite® Better
June 15, 2017 - We're adding a new tool to Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite®, and making the existing tools even more powerful with several new enhancements.
Home Possible Eligibility Updated Nationwide
June 13, 2017 - This morning, Loan Product Advisor® was updated to reflect the 2017 area median income (AMI) levels. The AMIs determine the income eligibility standards for our Freddie Mac Home Possible® low down payment mortgages.
System Maintenance Downtime for Loan Advisor Suite Tools Begins June 23
June 12, 2017 - The Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite® tools and capabilities will be unavailable during the following times for routine system maintenance.
We're Speeding Up the Time it Takes to Get to Closing
June 08, 2017 - On June 19, our automated collateral evaluation – an option to receive an appraisal waiver for certain Loan Product Advisor® mortgages – will be available.
New Automated Collateral Evaluation and Other Updates Announced in Guide Bulletin 2017-8
May 31, 2017 - Today's Guide Bulletin 2017-8 introduces our new automated collateral evaluation and other updates.
Coming Soon: Increased Security for Loan Advisor Suite® Portal Users
May 24, 2017 - On June 25, 2017, we’ll deploy the new Freddie Mac Single-Family password reset capability in the Loan Advisor Suite® portal.
4 Smart Ways to Help Combat Mortgage Fraud Scams Targeting Seniors
May 23, 2017 - We're committed to educating our customers and the public about what to watch for and how to combat mortgage fraud targeting seniors. Review the four actions that Freddie Mac recommends our Seller/Servicers follow to mitigate this type of fraud.
Guide Bulletin 2017-7 Announces Expanded Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief and Other Updates
May 17, 2017 - With Guide Bulletin 2017-7, we're expanding the mortgages eligible for collateral representation and warranty relief. This means you can receive greater certainty for more of the loans you originate. We're also announcing other Guide updates that may be important for your business.
Loan Product Advisor® No Credit Score Capability Arrives May 14
May 10, 2017 - We are automating the process of underwriting mortgages for borrowers without a credit score – allowing you to expand homeownership opportunities to more qualified borrowers and to grow your business.
Duty to Serve: Taking a Leadership Role in Solving America's Most Persistent Housing Problems
May 08, 2017 - Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) published Freddie Mac's draft Duty to Serve Underserved Markets plan.
We're Making It Easier for You to Reset Your Password
March 30, 2017 - Freddie Mac will begin introducing a new password reset capability for Single-Family customers who access our tools through our website.
Collateral Rep and Warranty Relief Now Available in Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite®
March 23, 2017 - Starting April 3, you'll have immediate certainty related to collateral rep and warranty relief on eligible Loan Product Advisor® loans you deliver through the Freddie Mac Selling System®.
Guide Bulletin 2017-3 Announces Collateral Representation and Warranty Relief Requirements
March 22, 2017 - We're announcing the eligibility requirements for collateral representation and warranty relief in Guide Bulletin 2017-3. We're also updating certain requirements related to property eligibility and appraisals.
March Loan Product Advisor® Updates
March 17, 2017 - Loan Product Advisor® updated to align with Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (Guide) Bulletin 2017-2.
Guide Bulletin 2017-2 Announces Key System Enhancements and Selling Requirement Revisions
March 16, 2017 - Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (Guide) Bulletin 2017-2 announces system enhancements and selling requirement revisions that expand homeownership opportunities and make it easier to do business with us.
Important Browser Update News for Freddie Mac Internet Explorer Users
March 13, 2017 - Freddie Mac Loan Advisor Suite® will only support browser versions of Internet Explorer® 11 or newer beginning August 31.
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Us at the MBA Tech Conference & Expo 2017
March 08, 2017 - Top five reasons to join Freddie Mac at the MBA Tech Conference & Expo 2017.
Freddie Mac Wins HousingWire Tech 100
March 08, 2017 - It's Official: Loan Advisor Suite is an Award-Winning Technology Solution
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.