About Government Refinance and Home Purchase Programs

Information and Updates on Government Mortgage Programs
Filed under HARP Program Loans or The Obama Refinance Program

The FHFA, the organization responsible for the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) recently announced that the HARP program will be extended another year and is now set to expire June 30, 2012 rather than that same date this year.

The HARP program is designed to help people with conventional mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac refinance to lower interest rates even if the value of their homes have dropped. With a HARP loan a conventional mortgage can be refinanced at up to 125% of the current value of the home. This is obviously useful to people who are underwater on their mortgages, but the program is also very useful to people who owe 80-100% of the current value of their home because with the HARP program borrowers can refinance to a lower Fannie/Freddie loan without having to add mortgage insurance.

Contact us in the sidebar to learn which programs will best assist your family.

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