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Farmer Mac: Secondary Market Ag Loan/Mortgage Sales

 
Farmer MacFarmer Mac programs are structured to help banks meet the challenge presented by farm and ranch customers as they cope with their evermore complex financial environment. Through meeting this need, Farmer Mac helps banks solidify their ag leadership roles within their communities while improving their financial performance.

ABA members benefit from special member advantaged pricing.

 
Farmer Mac: Road Show 2018

FarmerMac ImageFarmer Mac is hosting a series of free credit-focused workshops throughout the country this September and October. Attendees can prepare for the upcoming lending season and hear about the latest secondary market tools available through Farmer Mac's programs. Farmer Mac invites you to meet the Farmer Mac underwriting and business development teams, have lunch, network with other local lenders and join the conversation. The sessions are designed for new and existing program participants. Click here for more information and to see if Farmer Mac will be in a town near you.


 
 
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 Solution

 
 
 
Programs and Products
  • Whole Loan Purchase Program: by selling qualified loans and their associated credit and interest-rate risk, you can offer your customers the opportunity to lock in long-term fixed rates on their farmland loans.
  • Long-Term Standby Purchase Commitment (LTSPC): Farmer Mac's commitment to purchase qualified loans from the bank's portfolio at the point they become 90 days delinquent allows banks to transfer credit risk on those loans to Farmer Mac. Banks can free up capital for other purposes, including funding new growth, by reducing risk weighting on LTSPC loans to 20%.
  • AgVantage: Farmer Mac's funding vehicle allowing a bank to access funding at Farmer Mac's advantageous rates using qualified mortgage loans.  Borrowing terms range up to 15 years.
  • USDA Guarantee Purchase Program: Farmer Mac's liquidity program for USDA guaranteed loans, with Farmer Mac purchasing the guaranteed portions of these  loans, both Farm Service Agency and Rural Development Business and Industry and Community Facility.​​​​​​​​​​
Customer Support & Technology
  • AgPower® (Loan Origination System): This web-based system facilitates loan submission and communication with underwriters
  • Varied, in-depth knowledge resources at farmermac.com
  • Read the latest Alliance Alert
  • Training webinars and teleconferences to enhance the secondary market expertise of your staff
  • General as well as customized e-based learning tools

Learn more at: www.farmermac.com



 
 

 Provider

 

Farmer Mac is a vital part of the agricultural credit markets and was created to increase access to and reduce the cost of capital for the benefit of American agriculture and rural communities. They provide financial solutions to a broad spectrum of the agricultural community, including agricultural lenders, agribusinesses, and other institutions that can benefit from access to flexible, low-cost financing and risk management tools.

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 Benefits

 

ABA Member Benefits
  • Preferred rates for ABA members
  • Customized learning tools, support and communications
  • Dedicated support through a special email account: ABABanker@farmermac.com
  • Special periodic educational webinars



 
 

 Resources

 

Mortgage Resources

News

The Feed

The Feed is Farmer Mac's quarterly perspective on agriculture that combines the most relevant research from trusted agricultural resources with the insightful commentary and analysis from their own team of experts into a single, reliable source.

The Fall 2018 issue of The Feed is now available. You will find 18 pages chock full of extremely relevant and timely information for anyone with a vested interest in agriculture. Topics include:
  • Retaliatory tariffs against U.S. agriculture
  • Update on farmland values
  • The future of LIBOR
  • The effects of weather on agriculture
  • Commodity updates, and
  • Understanding how foreign tariffs impact U.S. farmers

 
 

 Contacts

 

ABA Contact



 
 

 Due Diligence Report

 

Due diligence reports  are currently available on select solutions and for bank members only.
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 Learn About Endorsed Solutions

 

In a rapidly changing landscape, banks turn to the proven expertise of ABA Endorsed Solutions for the most advanced technologies and products to grow their business, cut costs, and transform the customer experience.

Questions? Please contact Jerry Sebold for more information.