Partner with Fannie Mae
Sellers and Servicers approved to work with Fannie Mae are more prepared to plan for future growth and success. With access to an array of products, services and support from industry professionals, they are equipped to better manage risk and improve liquidity.
Approved lenders receive industry insights, training materials, and diverse business solutions to support their strategic objectives.
Take advantage of the many benefits Fannie Mae offers
- Clear, consistent pricing in all markets at all times
- Powerful technology and simplified, value-driven servicing tools
- Ease of doing business without a pre-purchase review or fees
- Fast funding available upon same day as loan certification
We are committed to serving the mortgage industry and providing liquidity to the market. Due to current market conditions, please note that approval timelines may be extended.
How do I begin the application process?
Once you apply, your business will be on its way to gaining a strategic advantage.
Understand the requirements
Review our eligibility guidelines and ensure your company is prepared for the potential growth and opportunities you will receive as an approved Fannie Mae Seller/Servicer. We also offer Risk and Servicing self-assessments to help you determine if your business is ready for a partnership with Fannie Mae.
Unlock the application
Our quick online tool guides you through a series of questions to confirm that your organization meets customer eligibility guidelines. By successfully completing the evaluation, you will receive access to the application.
Complete the Form 1010 application
Complete the application to provide our team the information they need to perform an initial assessment of your business. Once you finish the application, send it via email to Fannie Mae.
What happens after I apply?
Understanding Your Business
Once our team reviews your application, we conduct phone discussions to mutually assess strategic fit. During these phone conversations we will also provide next steps, timelines, and answers to your questions.
This part of the process takes approximately 2 weeks to complete.
Receive Provisional Approval
Following the successful completion of the phone discussions, our team guides you through the steps necessary to receive provisional approval. Our documentation checklist clarifies these steps.
As a provisionally approved lender, you can sell eligible loans to Fannie Mae on a servicing-released basis. This is your opportunity to put Fannie Mae’s experience to work for you. With over 80 years of experience we can provide unmatched insights and identify opportunities to create a lasting partnership.
This part of the process takes approximately 10 weeks to complete.
Approved Partner Status
Our team will work with you to coordinate an on-site visit and provide an operational risk assessment.
After receiving full approval to do business with Fannie Mae, you will begin working with our teams regularly. Our Customer Relationship Managers will work with you to identify how Fannie Mae can help achieve your business goals.
This part of the process takes approximately 9 weeks to complete.
Why partner with Fannie Mae?
Certainty in processes, financial stability, and driving opportunity is what Fannie Mae is built upon. With best-in-industry processes, people, quality control, and service, Fannie Mae is a trusted leader in the U.S. housing industry. By becoming a working partner, you provide your company the best opportunity for business sustainability and growth.
Effective June 1, 2021, Fannie Mae implemented requirements applicable to certain employees applying for employment or seeking personal business opportunities with Fannie Mae counterparties. Read more about this directive.