The government-run company is considering eliminating this requirement for some mortgage lenders. Fannie Mae is considering a program that would bypass the need for title insurance and attorney opinion letters, according to a number of recent media reports. The program would allow certain mortgage lenders to be able to waive the requirements for the coverage. The program Fannie Mae is considering would waive required title insurance coverage for some lenders on loans sold to the government-run company, according to a recent The Real Deal report. Fannie Mae backs trillions of…Read More
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Can personal property be included in the Purchase Agreement?
Underwriters are always blamed for being picky but when they see personal property listed on the first page of a Purchase Agreement, they get super crabby. The underwriter will claim that that the loan will not be insured if there is personal property included in the sale. Here is an example: The agreed upon Purchase Price of a home is $200,000. In that $200,000 agreement, the Seller has included an outdoor play set in the backyard. The Play set is not considered “real property” but is considered “chattel” which is…Read More