Automated Collateral Evaluation (ACE)
Loan Product Advisor® ACE leverages our proprietary models, along with historical data and public records to let you to originate Freddie Mac-eligible loans without a traditional appraisal.
ACE Your Way to Closing
ACE is one of the 5 options to evaluate collateral. ACE models determine the acceptability of the value and assess the condition and marketability risks. ACE lets you originate eligible loans without an appraisal – saving you (and borrowers) time and money.
How ACE Works
Submit loans to Loan Product Advisor® before you get an appraisal
Provide an estimated value of property (for refinances) or purchase price (for purchase).
Review the Loan Product Advisor Feedback Certificate to see if the loan is eligible for ACE.
ACE is a Loan Product Advisor capability that leverages proprietary models, 40-years of historical data, and public records to allow lenders to underwrite certain loans without a traditional appraisal.
Collateral Valuation and Appraisals
Freddie Mac is committed to reinforcing the integral role of appraisers and appraisals in the mortgage process, while developing new and enhancing existing valuation methods.
Dig deeper into what you need to know about collateral with our Collateral Training offerings.
Loan Product Advisor
Learn how Freddie Mac’s automated underwriting system gives you access to credit requirements and the tool’s view of risk so you can easily assess your loan’s overall underwriting risk.
ACE+ PDR is one of five collateral valuation offerings that allows lenders to originate certain loans without an appraisal. Additional property information is physically collected on-site by trained data collectors using the proprietary Freddie Mac PDR dataset, in lieu of an appraisal.