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Volume 11 - Number 13

June 29, 2018

Ginnie Mae Unveils Plan for Digital Mortgages; E-Loans on the Horizon

Ginnie Mae will be working with FHA, VA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to standardize origination policies and requirements for digital mortgages as it moves into the digital age of its secondary market business. Ginnie will coordinate with the agencies while developing technical standards for electronic closings, digital mortgage instruments and electronic vaults. All this work is part of the agency’s three-year strategy, Ginnie Mae 2020, to modernize its mortgage-backed securities program and platform, strengthen its counterparty risk management capability, and explore new ways to lower or eliminate risk from the system. As part of the modernization effort, Ginnie envisions a process that would allow it to accept digital promissory notes and other digitized loan files as eligible collateral for its MBS. It would encompass loan application through securitization. The plan calls for gradual implementation of ...

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