Fannie Mae, in a new quarterly filing, said it is receiving "higher amounts" from lenders on loan repurchase requests while its pipeline of buyback claims on defaulted mortgages continues to grow.

The GSE reports that in the second quarter lenders satisfied its requests for repurchases on loans with an unpaid principal balance of $3.3 billion, almost three-times the figure for the first quarter. "During the first half of 2011, our primary mortgage servicer counterparties have generally continued to meet their [re-purchase] obligations to us," the GSE said in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.

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