Fannie Mae Updates Maximum Allowable Attorney Fees, Provides Standard Short Sale FAQs

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On December 13, Fannie Mae issued Servicing Guide Announcement SVC-2012-26 to update the maximum allowable foreclosure attorney fees for mortgage loans, participation pool mortgage loans, and MBS mortgage loans serviced under the special servicing option secured by properties located in Idaho, Montana, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Wyoming. All listed fee revisions are effective as of January 1, 2013. Concurrently, Fannie Mae issued Frequently Asked Questions regarding its standard short sale and deed-in-lieu of foreclosure requirements, which were announced last month in SVC-2012-19.

Topics:  Attorney's Fees, Fannie Mae, Foreclosure, Loans, Mortgages, Servicing Policies, Short Sales

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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