Fannie Archive

Fannie Mae Institutes new Appraisal Guidelines

Fannie Mae has established new guidelines for filling out an appraisal report. The following requirements and clarifications are included in the guidelines: - Supervisory appraisers can no longer just sign off on an appraisal – they must inspect the...
November 19, 2008

NAR Responds to Fannie Freddie Conservatorship

Here is NAR’s Official Response to the Fannie Freddie Conservatorship: Q. What does this mean for Realtors and homebuyers? A. Through its actions, the federal government has sent a clear signal that the mission of the GSEs to provide...
September 10, 2008

What Happens Now with the HVCC?

Given that the Federal Government has recently placed Fannie and Freddie in Conservatorship, many appraisers are wondering what impact this will have on the Home Valuation Code of Conduct. My guess is that this recent take-over will either kill...
September 10, 2008

Take A Load Off Fannie

Because Everyone Hates a Bailout:...
September 8, 2008

Fannie/Freddie’s Stock Price and the Cuomo Agreement

Fannie and Freddie’s stock has fallen rather dramatically over the last month or so, and I am curious what impact this may have on the New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s Home Valuation Code of Conduct. My gut tells...
August 19, 2008