Selling Guide

Published April 1, 2020

The Selling Guide is organized into parts that reflect how lenders generally categorize various aspects of their business relationship with Fannie Mae. To begin browsing, select from any of the sections below. You may also download the entire Selling Guide in PDF format.

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How will the appraiser be able to obtain subject photos for a desktop appraisal report?

Note: This FAQ comes from the published COVID-19, FAQs on Appraisals

How will the appraiser be able to obtain subject photos for a desktop appraisal report?

Photos can be obtained from sources such as third-party websites, owners, or listing services, etc. NOTE: Any use restrictions on photos must be honored. 

For more information, refer to the published Lender Letter LL-2020-04, Impact of COVID-19 on Appraisals.

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