The White House plan to revamp Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will mandate that the two charge higher guarantee fees over the next few years, and also will allow the GSE loan cap to fall back to $625,500 by the fall, according to Washington sources.

The two GSEs continue to maintain strategic alliance deals with certain of their high volume seller/servicers. These mortgage bankers receive discounts on their g-fees in return for selling a large majority of their originations to one GSE or the other. (This past week Fannie and Freddie officials declined to comment to ASR's sister publication National Mortgage News about their g-fee deals.)

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