Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency, with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), today announced a series of changes to the Home Affordable refinance program (harp) in an effort to attract more eligible borrowers who can benefit from refinancing their home mortgage.
Reviewing the GSEs Rules for HARP 2.0.. vary for some of the changes as noted in the actual guidance. The changes discussed below are from the information issued by the GSEs and apply to loans.
The changes also may encourage additional small and community-based lenders and new mortgage servicers to participate in the HARP initiative, broadening the availability of this refinance opportunity and potentially improving processing times for borrowers. By continuing to align with the GSEs’ HARP
The GSEs will release program instructions to lenders by the middle of next month, and FHFA expects some lenders will be ready to accept applications by December 1. Since HARP was rolled out in early 2009, approximately 1 million homeowners have refinanced their mortgage loans through the program.
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· On September 11, 2012, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, together with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the "GSEs"), announced changes to the GSEs.
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