Posts Tagged: "HARP"

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Is it Too Late to Refinance?

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If you read through the latest mortgage market updates, you’ll see that the refinancing craze seems to be over. Dramatically low interest rates and new government programs inspired homeowners across...

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Mortgage Application Volume Falls 8.1% in January

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The first few weeks of the new year brought a strong surge of mortgage application activity, but it seems the initial momentum has faded some, as recent reports show mortgage...

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Freddie Mac to Expand HARP to Those with Greater Equity

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HARP is an acronym, which stands for, the Home Affordable Refinance Program. The federal government program came to be in March 2009 in an effort to provide assistance to approximately...

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More Homeowners Taking Advantage of HARP Refinancing

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Last fall, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which become the conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back in 2008, made several key changes to the Obama Administration’s Home Affordable...

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Presidential Candidates Pushed on Housing Market

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With the 2012 US presidential election just months away, you’d think that the state of the nation’s housing market would be a hot topic. Unfortunately, neither President Obama, nor the...

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Americans Still Dream of Homeownership

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You may think that after almost five years of dealing with the mortgage crisis and its aftereffects that many Americans would have soured on the idea of homeownership. Au contraire!...

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What is a Harp Refinance?

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HARP is an acronym that stands for Home Affordable Refinance Program. This unique home refinancing program was developed by the federal government under the Obama administration in 2009. The purpose...