In response to pending delivery fee hikes from the government-sponsored enterprises, some residential lenders are raising prices — especially on condominiums — before the GSE fee increases take effect, loan brokers said.

One broker provided an e-mail last week from Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. of Ocala, Fla., that said, "As a result of recently announced Freddie Mac revised delivery fees, TB&W will implement new price adjustments on any loan locked on or after February 4, 2009 with the issue of the rate sheet posted in the morning."

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