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10-Q
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION FANNIE MAE filed this Form 10-Q on 08/05/2011
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family conventional guaranty book of business as of both June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010. Second lien mortgage loans held by third parties are not reflected in the original LTV or mark-to-market LTV ratios in this table.
 
(2) Calculated based on unpaid principal balance of single-family loans for each category at time of acquisition. Single-Family business volume refers to both single-family mortgage loans we purchase for our mortgage portfolio and single-family mortgage loans we securitize into Fannie Mae MBS.
 
(3) Calculated based on the aggregate unpaid principal balance of single-family loans for each category divided by the aggregate unpaid principal balance of loans in our single-family conventional guaranty book of business as of the end of each period.
 
(4) Our single-family conventional guaranty book of business includes jumbo-conforming and high-balance loans that represented approximately 4.5% of our single-family conventional guaranty book of business as of June 30, 2011 and 3.9% as of December 31, 2010. See “Business—Our Charter and Regulation of Our Activities—Charter Act—Loan Standards” in our 2010 Form 10-K for additional information on loan limits.
 
(5) The original LTV ratio generally is based on the original unpaid principal balance of the loan divided by the appraised property value reported to us at the time of acquisition of the loan. Excludes loans for which this information is not readily available.
 
(6) We purchase loans with original LTV ratios above 80% to fulfill our mission to serve the primary mortgage market and provide liquidity to the housing system. Except as permitted under Refi Plus, our charter generally requires primary mortgage insurance or other credit enhancement for loans that we acquire that have a LTV ratio over 80%.
 
(7) The aggregate estimated mark-to-market LTV ratio is based on the unpaid principal balance of the loan as of the end of each reported period divided by the estimated current value of the property, which we calculate using an internal valuation model that estimates periodic changes in home value. Excludes loans for which this information is not readily available.
 
(8) Long-term fixed-rate consists of mortgage loans with maturities greater than 15 years, while intermediate-term fixed-rate has maturities equal to or less than 15 years. Loans with interest-only terms are included in the interest-only category regardless of their maturities.
 
(9) Midwest consists of IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, NE, ND, OH, SD and WI. Northeast includes CT, DE, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, PR, RI, VT and VI. Southeast consists of AL, DC, FL, GA, KY, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV. Southwest consists of AZ, AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, OK, TX and UT. West consists of AK, CA, GU, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA and WY.
 
Credit Profile Summary
 
We continue to see the positive effects of actions we took beginning in 2008 to significantly strengthen our underwriting and eligibility standards and change our pricing to promote sustainable homeownership and stability in the housing market. The single-family loans we purchased or guaranteed in the first half of 2011 have a strong credit profile with a weighted average original LTV ratio of 69%, a weighted average FICO credit score of 760, and a product mix with a significant percentage of fully amortizing fixed-rate mortgage loans. Due to lower acquisition volume and the relatively high volume of Refi Plus loans (including HARP loans), the LTV ratios at origination for our 2011 acquisitions to date are higher than for our 2009 and 2010 acquisitions.
 
Whether our future acquisitions will exhibit the same credit profile as our recent acquisitions depends on many factors, including our future pricing and eligibility standards, our future objectives, mortgage insurers’ eligibility standards, our future volume of Refi Plus acquisitions, which typically include higher LTV ratios and lower FICO credit scores, and future market conditions. In addition, FHA’s role as the lower-cost option for some consumers for loans with higher LTV ratios has reduced our acquisitions of these types of loans since 2008. We expect the ultimate performance of all our loans will be affected by macroeconomic trends, including unemployment, the economy, and home prices.
 
The credit profile of our acquisitions in the first half of 2011 was further influenced by our acquisitions of refinanced loans. Refinanced loans, which includes Refi Plus loans, comprised 77% of our single-family acquisitions in the first half of 2011. Refinanced loans generally have a strong credit profile because refinancing indicates borrowers’ ability to make their mortgage payment and desire to maintain homeownership but Refi Plus loans, which may have original LTV ratios as high as 125% and in some cases lower FICO credit scores than we generally require, may not ultimately perform as well as traditional refinanced loans. Refi Plus, however, offers expanded refinance opportunities for eligible Fannie Mae borrowers that may help prevent future delinquencies and defaults. In the first quarter of 2011, our regulator granted our request for an extension of our ability to acquire loans under Refi Plus with LTV ratios greater than 80% and up to 125% for loans originated through June 2012. Approximately 18% of our single-family conventional business volume for the first half of 2010 consisted of loans with LTV ratios higher than 80% at


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