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November 21, 2022
Together, We Can Make a Strong Impact on Affordable Lending
This year, we have ambitious goals to increase homeownership opportunities for millions of very low-, low- and moderate income families, diverse communities, first-time borrowers, and other underserved groups.
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News Articles | July 13, 2022
Sun Is Out – Freddie Mac Loan Advisor® Releases Are Out
Temperatures may be rising, but technology never takes a summer break. Check out the latest enhancements to Loan Closing Advisor® and Loan Product Advisor® to stay informed and keep your edge.
| July 13, 2022
True Lies: When They’re Not Who They Say They Are
What if the person applying for a loan isn’t who they say they are? Here’s a new twist on misrepresentation we recently investigated.
Technology Updates | July 11, 2022
Loan Advisor in ECO: New Collateral Offerings Dashboard
Loan Advisor in ECO now features a new dashboard (Collateral Offerings - Desktop Appraisal) that offers insight into how many of your loans are eligible for desktop appraisals.
News Articles | July 6, 2022
Supplemental Consumer Information Form Updates
The Supplemental Consumer Information Form (SCIF) will be a required document in the loan file for new conventional loans sold to the GSEs with application dates on or after March 1, 2023. Today, we published updates to the five translated versions (Spanish, traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Tagalog) of the SCIF form.
News Articles | June 30, 2022
New Loan Product Advisor® Feedback Messages – Effective July 10, 2022
New Loan Product Advisor® (LPA℠) feedback messages were written to align with the latest enhancements coming soon – rent payment history. Learn more.
Technology Updates | June 28, 2022
Summer Loan Selling Advisor Updates Improve Your Selling and Delivery Experience
See what’s coming this summer in Loan Selling Advisor®. Find out about new early disclosure, cash rate sheet redesign, AMI limit, QM rule and a helpful job aid.
News Articles | June 27, 2022
Greater Insight into Rep and Warranty Relief Reasons
The latest Loan Coverage Advisor release offers greater insight into representation and warranty relief by providing a new Selling R&W Life of Loan Reason column in the Basic and Advanced Search export results.
News Articles | June 15, 2022
Freddie Mac HomeCoach℠: Delivering the Next Generation in Automated Tools for Housing Counseling Agencies
Freddie Mac HomeCoach℠ uses the data entered into an agency’s CMS to produce a Freddie Mac Loan Product Advisor® (LPA℠) feedback certificate which provides housing counselors with a “lender’s view” of their clients’ financial and credit profile.
Technology Updates | June 7, 2022
Reminder: ULDD Phase 4a Testing Now Live in Pre-Production CTE + More Loan Selling Advisor® Updates
Learn about ULDD Phase 4a testing and other updates in Loan Selling Advisor®.
Technology Updates | June 6, 2022
AIM Automates the 10-Day PCV, LPA and Loan Quality Advisor Message Updates and More
Learn about the benefits of AIM’s ability to automate the 10-day PCV to help streamline your underwriting process, LPA and Loan Quality Advisor feedback message updates and the latest in AIM training opportunities.
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