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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Are there changes to the signature requirements for the promissory note due to the pandemic? 

Note: This FAQ comes from the published COVID-19, FAQs on Closing & Title

Are there any changes to the signature requirements for the promissory note?

No. In accordance with A2-5.1-03 Electronic Records, Signatures, and Transactions, unless the lender is approved to deliver eNotes, we require that the original wet signed promissory note be in the possession of the document custodian when the loan is certified for our purchase.

For more information, refer to the published Lender Letter LL-2020-03, Impact of COVID-19 on Originations.

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