2020 Announcements

Announcement 2020 : 09 - Loan Submissions with a TBD Property Address

DATE: May 19, 2020 REMN Wholesale is temporarily suspending submissions and initial disclosure preparation for loans that do not have a property address (TBD loans). This guidance is effective with new submissions as of Tuesday, May 19, 2020 until further notice. If you have additional questions please contact your Account Executive.

Announcement 2020 : 07 - VA Appraisal Guidance

DATE: April 6, 2020 REMN Wholesale has modified our policy regarding appraisal inspection report types due to new guidance from VA. In response to COVID-19, reduced documentation may be permitted in certain circumstances. The below guidance provided is effective immediately for loans closing after March 27, 2020. PURCHASE AND CASH-OUT TRANSACTIONS • Traditional appraisal – […]

Announcement 2020 : 06 - IRS Tax Transcript Policy Update Due to COVID-19

DATE: March 27, 2020 REMN Wholesale utilizes a random loan selection to obtain tax transcripts. Due to the COVID-19 situation, there are significant delays in the processing of IRS transcripts. In order to accommodate for this delay, REMN has amended our IRS tax transcript policy effective immediately: RECEIPT OF TRANSCRIPTS – FNMA, FHLMC, FHA & […]

Announcement 2020 : 05 - Updates to Government FICO and DTI Requirements

DATE: March 27, 2020 Due to continued Covid-19 market volatility and anticipated economic implications, REMN Wholesale is imposing temporary restrictions to our government lending policies including FICO and DTI limitations. This applies to new loan submissions dated 3/27/2020 and after. PRODUCTS IMPACTED: • FHA, VA, and USDA, including Streamlines and Interest Rate Reduction Refinances o […]

Announcement 2020 : 04 - Covid-19 Employment and Income Reverification Requirements

DATE: March 26, 2020 REMN Wholesale has modified our requirements in response to Fannie and Freddie’s guidance regarding employment and income continuation due to COVID-19. In addition, as FHA, VA and USDA have not yet provided guidance, REMN will be applying the new guidance to ALL product types (FNMA, FHLMC, FHA, VA and USDA) effective […]

Announcement 2020 : 03 - FNMA & FHLMC Appraisal Guidance

REMN Wholesale has modified our policy regarding appraisal inspection report types due to new guidance from FNMA and FHLMC. In response to COVID-19, reduced documentation may be permitted in certain circumstances. The below guidance provided is effective immediately for applications taken on or before May 17, 2020. PURCHASE TRANSACTIONS • All primary residences (per the […]

Announcement 2020 : 02 - Extension to Pay 2019 Federal Taxes

REMN Wholesale has modified our policy regarding the validation of any taxes owed due to new legislation enacted by the federal government. Taxpayers will be allowed to defer the payment of any taxes owed for the 2019 tax year until 90 days after April 15, 2020. Filing of 2019 Tax Returns Tax returns must still […]

Announcement 2020 : 01 - Suspension of Non-QM Programs

DATE: March 18, 2020 rev. March 23, 2020 **UPDATE – Due to the continuation of volatile secondary market conditions, REMN Wholesale is unable to proceed with any Non-QM or Jumbo loans. All Non-QM and Jumbo programs are suspended indefinitely, and may not be submitted, underwritten, locked or funded, until further notice** Due to secondary market […]

2018 Announcements

Announcement 2018 : 20 - Conventional Loan Limits for 2019

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced the 2019 loan limits for FNMA and FHLMC agency loans. Read about these updates on our site now!

2017 Announcements

2016 Announcements

2015 Announcements

2014 Announcements

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