In a move to capture more business from lenders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will slash the fees they charge for evaluating loans.

While some lenders are applauding the move, saying it will cut their costs, others wonder if it is the first step toward a mandate by the government-sponsored agencies to use their automated underwriting systems.

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