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Standardizing the Mortgage Industry

Data standardization has been a key area of focus for the GSEs through the Uniform Mortgage Data Program first introduced. Learn more about the key components of and recent updates to this program . . .

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Ahead of the Curve

It has been nearly eight years since the housing market collapsed and the mortgage industry has rebounded slowly. It is now on the path to building a foundation for long-term success. Part of this success can be attributed to how the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reconstructed the requirements for loan data. . .

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Freddie Mac Getting Fat

Freddie Mac’s getting fat, again. Just how much, however, pales in comparison to a few months prior. So just how well is the GSE doing? The answer’s in the numbers.

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International Document Services Receives Certification from GSEs

After undergoing an extensive testing process, a mortgage document preparation vendor announced its Uniform Closing Dataset XML file has been certified by the GSEs. This new way of submitting documents will be required by Fannie and Freddie starting in the fall for all lenders selling to them. The company trusts this will bring consistency, transparency and clarity to the mortgage industry.

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The Week Ahead: Evaluating Conservatorship

On Thursday at 10 a.m. EST, the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing titled “The Status of the Housing Finance System After Nine Years of Conservatorship,” with Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Mel Watt serving as a witness. With Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preparing for change under the current administration, the nine-year mark of the conservatorship of the GSEs could mean big changes.

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Fannie Reports Large Drop in Income in Q1

Fannie Mae’s first quarter net income was down sharply from that in Q4. Gains in risk management derivatives were overshadowed by smaller increases in interest rates and less income from fees. Lower refinancing activity also contributed to the smaller bottom line.

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A Tipping Point

With proposals to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac popping up as part of an overall housing makeover, government and industry officials weigh the risks and rewards of various plans carefully since few are calling for wholesale reform. This select print feature originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of MReport magazine.

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