October 7, 2020

Announcement SEL-2020-06 – Selling Guide Updates

October’s Selling Guide update includes changes to remote online notarizations; clarifications to project standards requirements; the removal of validation of employment and income using manual verification reports from the Desktop Underwriter® (DU®) validation service; changes to how variances will reflect HomeReady® eligibility; and updates clarifying cash-out refinance vesting requirements when there are multiple borrowers and that gifts of equity are permitted as down payment or toward closing costs.