NAMU® IN THE NEWS: April 10, 2012 - FOXbusiness.com: "Should You Jump Off the Refinancing Bridge?"

By Andrea Murad
FOXbusiness.com

... Be prepared. Lenders generally want to see three to 12 months of a borrower’s paystubs to verify income and employment, one to three years of a borrower’s tax returns and W-2s, and up to 12 months of a borrower’s bank statements to verify assets, says Reed Piano, managing director at the National Association of Mortgage Underwriters.

NAMU® IN THE NEWS: March 7, 2012 - CNSnews.com: "Obama Will Make Taxpayers Guarantee Mortgages Without Checking Borrowers' Incomes or Employment"

By Fred Lucas
CNSnews.com

... Underwriting is generally done for both initial mortgages and refinancing, said Reed Piano, managing director of the National Association of Mortgage Underwriters. He said the normal mortgage underwriting process checks “employment verification, income verification, analysis or thorough examination of a borrower’s creditworthiness based on a lender’s...

NAMU® Adds New Bank Foreclosure Examiner Certification

By: PRWEB

Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 The National Association of Mortgage Underwriters® (NAMU®) has added a new comprehensive Bank Foreclosure Reviewer Certification entitled: Certified Bank Foreclosure Examiner (NAMU®-CBFE). To help aid in the bank foreclosure review process, the National Association of Mortgage Underwriters® (NAMU®) has added a new proprietary "professional development"...

NAMU® IN THE NEWS: July 21, 2010 - FINS.com: "So You Want To Be An Underwriter"

By: Fins.com

FINS.com By Sindhu Sundar July 21, 2010 "So You Want To Be An Underwriter" Banks and lenders across the country are casting their nets to try to find qualified mortgage loan underwriters -- there's a demand for around 5,000 in the immediate future. But there's a catch: Banks are having trouble finding them. In the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, qualifications for mortgage underwriters have...