FHFA changes Fannie and Freddie REO sales policy

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Originally Published: 8/22/2012 The Federal Housing Finance Agency has directed Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to align current short sale programs into one standard short sale program and issue clear guidelines to service providers. These changes will become effective on November 1, 2012. Per the FHFA, the programs being aligned are: Fannie Mae’s Home Affordable.

In an effort to stem losses from foreclosures, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have just announced a policy change addressing short sales. cai national released the following update outlining these changes. "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced changes to short sale policies to help more borrowers avoid foreclosure and stabilize neighborhoods.

Some former homeowners who lost their property to foreclosure can now buy their old homes back, simply by paying the current market price. A new directive from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, effective immediately, allows Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to sell foreclosed homes in their inventory to any qualified purchaser – including the former owner – at fair market value.

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Contents Real estate owned State data sets Multifamily-housing lending cap Previous $31 billion Business bureau profile American financial corp FHFA changes Fannie and Freddie REO sales policy The Federal Housing Finance Agency updated one of its policies relating to the sale of real estate owned properties.

The policy change is limited to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac REO inventory of single-family homes as of November 25, 2014. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have approximately 121,000 properties in their combined REO inventory. Certain property exclusions may apply and will be handled by the Enterprises on a case-by-case basis.

Real Estate Owned (REO) FHFA is exploring new approaches to the disposition of foreclosed properties (real estate owned, or REO) owned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s REO portfolios are now stable and their individual retail sales are achieving close to fair market values for the properties.

FHFA's Role: Manage Fannie and Freddie Under Current Statutory Mandates This letter responds to your request to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) regarding management of real estate owned (REO) properties by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (collectively, "the Enterprises").. in states where foreclosure sales occur on the.