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Originating and Underwriting Learning Center

Everything you need to know to assist in originating and underwriting loans for sale to Fannie Mae

This Learning Center page provides resources and training on originating & underwriting loans, Fannie Mae's underwriting applications, and best practices to help you get the most out of Fannie Mae mortgage products, the Selling Guide and technology applications.

Training solutions include a comprehensive list of items to help like job aids, online learning courses, frequently asked questions, and more.


Getting ready for the redesigned URLA/Form 1003

All loan applications started by lenders on or after March 1 must use the redesigned Universal Residential Loan Application (URLA) (Fannie Mae Form 1003) and the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) MISMO v3.4 file. Familiarize yourself with our available resources.

Learn more on the URLA page.


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