Servicing Guide

Published September 9, 2020

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What are the procedures for requesting reimbursement of prorated attorney fees?

The servicer may request reimbursement of prorated attorney fees in accordance with E-5-05, Prorated Attorney Fees / Reimbursement of Uncollected Fees, Costs or Advances. To request reimbursement, the servicer must comply with the instructions shown in the following table. 

The servicer must...
 

Include any information that Fannie Mae needs to verify the accuracy of the requested amount, including:

  • a description of the work performed;

  • a copy of Fannie Mae’s written approval of any additional fees, if applicable; and

  • an explanation of how the prorated fee was derived.

 

Distinguish between prorated attorney fees and the law firm’s out-of-pocket costs.

 

Submit the request for expense reimbursement to Fannie Mae.

For more information please see Servicing Guide F-1-05, Expense Reimbursement.

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