CSD’s AMPSLink System

Credit Systems Design / NCRA Fannie Mae Affiliation Program: Frequently Asked Questions

Who is CSD?
Who is NCRA?
What is UltraAMPS?
What is the NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliation Program?
Do I need to be a member of NCRA to use the NCRA/CSD Affiliation Program?
Can I set my own pricing?
Are there any regional, geographic or territorial restrictions to where I can market credit reports?
What additional hardware do I need?
What is AMPSLink.com?
What is AMPS Quicklink?
How do I proceed from here?

Who is CSD?
Credit Systems Design (CSD), is a division of the Credit Bureau of Connecticut and the developer of the UltraAMPS System.

Who is NCRA?
National Credit Reporting Association (NCRA) is a not-for-profit association founded in 1989 to represent mortgage credit reporting companies nationwide.

What is UltraAMPS?
UltraAMPS is CSD's new mortgage report processing system, and significantly upgraded our previous AMPS technology. CSD and our AMPS System technology have been servicing the mortgage reporting industry since 1987.

What is the NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliation Program?
CSD and NCRA have developed a comprehensive Affiliation Program for the purpose of facilitating low cost access to Fannie Mae's MORNETPlus Network.

Do I need to be a member of NCRA to use
the NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliation Program?

While NCRA membership is not required for the use of the UltraAMPS system, it is required to take advantage of the NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliation Program. If a credit-reporting agency is not already a member of NCRA, they will need to become a member to take advantage of UltraAMPS' direct access to Fannie Mae.

Can I set my own pricing?
Yes. You choose the pricing for all of your customers.

Are there any regional, geographic or
territorial restrictions to where I can market credit reports?

There are no regional, geographic or territorial restrictions on the use of the UltraAMPS System or the NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliation Program.

What additional hardware do I need to
purchase to become a NCRA/CSD Fannie Mae Affiliate?

None. UltraAMPS is a web-based system that may be accessed via any Internet-enabled PC.

What is the AMPSLink.com?
AMPSLink is UltraAMPS' browser-based order and delivery system. AMPSLink provides your clients Internet access to our UltraAMPS system via Internet-enabled PC's. In addition, AMPSLink supports among the largest number of System Interfaces in the industry.

What is the AMPS Quicklink package?
AMPS Quicklink is UltraAMPS' Windows-based end-user access software. AMPS Quicklink provides your customers with dial-up access to our UltraAMPS system from any Windows-based PC.

How do I proceed from here?
For more information, please email us at ampsinfo@cbct.com, or contact Stephanie Marazzi at 800.922.0002, x260.

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