Servicing Guide

Published June 10, 2020

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A4-2.1-03: Managing Short Sales (06/21/2017)

All properties being considered for a short sale must be listed on the applicable MLS that covers the geographic area in which the property is located for a minimum of five consecutive calendar days, including one weekend (i.e., Saturday and Sunday), prior to the servicer submitting the short sale recommendation to Fannie Mae for review.

Note: If the geographic area in which the property is located is not covered by MLS, the property must be advertised in a manner customary for that real estate market. A printed copy of the property listing must be kept in the mortgage loan servicing file.

 

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