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New GSE appraisal database to tighten scrutiny on mortgage lenders

Ok, I’m kind of new to the appraisal world, so forgive me for the basic question. I know that FIRREA requires appraisals (in general) for loans over 250K. I also understand that loans that meet GSE appraisal requirements are one of the exemptions stipulated in FIRREA.

 · Before the crisis, the secondary mortgage market was a mystery to most Americans, and it was only really important to mortgage lenders and secondary market participants and appraisers. Then all of a sudden, with the well-publicized issues surrounding the housing collapse of 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and some of their larger clients and.

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ContentsEntering overheated territoryHousing recovery ideallyHousing recovery heatsTop $25 million homeguggenheim partners cio scottservicing lengthy foreclosureTreasury: 99% of TARP investments paid back New GSE appraisal database to tighten scrutiny on mortgage lenders This has truly gone way over my head. Eating or being eaten by perceptions.

 · Uniform Appraisal Dataset (UAD) The UAD and Forms Redesign initiative will leverage extensive stakeholder input to update the appraisal dataset, align it with the industry-standard MISMO® reference model version 3.X, and overhaul the uniform appraisal forms to establish a more flexible, dynamic structure for appraisal reporting.

While many expected the disturbingly high number of GSE directed repurchase demands to mortgage lenders on nonperforming loans to crescendo in 2009 – 2010 is looking to be an even more onerous year.

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With the implementation of the UAD and UCDP, lenders now have a GSE-consistent approach and understanding of appraisal definitions and requirements, and a common portal for submitting appraisal data files. The ULDD is providing benefits to the industry and the housing market by standardizing mortgage delivery data, and enhancing the quality and.

"Lenders have the option to exercise a PIW offer, and may not accept it if they have any reason to believe that a full appraisal should be provided (for example, if there was a hurricane or other.

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Most importantly, they’ve implemented new policies and best practices to become more “customer centric” organizations. Still, mortgage servicers remain under intense regulatory scrutiny – and..

Sections 1126 and 1212 address the availability of a “public use database”. Data on mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which are regulated by FHFA, supplies mortgage lenders, planners, researchers, and housing advocates with information concerning the flow of mortgage credit and capital in America’s communities.