NAFCU/Fannie Mae Alliance

NAFCU + Fannie Mae = A great support system for you!

There's strength in partnership.Through our longstanding relationship with Fannie Mae, NAFCU has helped member credit unions expand the appeal of their mortgage product offerings and services to improve the borrowing process for home buyers. As both a member of NAFCU and a Fannie Mae-approved seller/servicer, you gain access to a wide range of mortgage products, time-saving technology tools, support services, and training resources to help you serve your members in today's challenging market.  

Benefits of the Alliance 

Strengthen your position as the leading mortgage provider in your community with these benefits:

  • Reduced licensing and loan submission fees on Fannie Mae's state-of-the-art automated underwriting technology, Desktop Underwriter®;
  • Newsletters and announcements.

Your Path to Approval 

If you are not currently an approved Fannie Mae seller and/or servicer, try Fannie Mae's new, easy-to-use, self-assessment tutorial and Path to Approval Toolkit, designed to help your organization navigate the Fannie Mae single-family mortgage seller/servicer approval process. Review these tools prior to beginning the application process and get detailed information about Fannie Mae's requirements, easy-to-use checklists, and an approval process flow chart. Complete the tutorial to gauge your readiness. If you answer "Yes" to all of the questions, we encourage you to review the Path to Approval Toolkit to determine your eligibility and access the online application. You can access the self-assessment tutorial and Path to Approval Toolkit on Fannie Mae's home page at under Sell Loans Directly to Fannie Mae, How to Apply Online. 

Fannie Mae's Housing Finance Institute (HFI) Course Offerings 

These online courses offer valuable training on topics such as Selling Loans for Cash, Securitizing Loans for MBS, Investor Reporting, Underwriting and more, in a "virtual classroom" setting. NAFCU members receive a 10% discount off the $250 registration fee by using code 'ap0767'. The code must be used at time of registration for the discount to be effective. Learn more.  

Learn More 

To learn more about the NAFCU and Fannie Mae relationship, contact Tammy Trefny at (312) 368-6218 or You can also visit and select National Association of Federal Credit Unions. For questions about the lender approval process, please visit and select "Learn how to become a Fannie Mae Seller/Servicer.

Not a NAFCU Member yet? 

There are many benefits to NAFCU membership, including access to mortgage products and time-saving technology as part of the NAFCU/Fannie Mae Alliance. Experience the NAFCU difference firsthand. Join now and benefit from the best federal advocacy, education and compliance assistance at 1/3 the cost of similar associations.