Can I make corrections to the security instruments prior to endorsement?

The mortgagee must follow applicable local law when making corrections to the original instruments.  If new instruments are executed as required by local law, the mortgagee must submit the new instruments prior to insurance endorsement.   

For additional information see Handbook 4000.1 II.A.7.e.ii.(D) available at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/administration/hudclips/handbooks/hsgh

All policy information contained in this knowledge base article is based upon the referenced HUD policy document. Any lending or insuring decisions should adhere to the specific information contained in that underlying policy document.


Topic Number: KA-04743