January 19, 2018

Home Affordable Refinance Program IMPROVEMENTS 10/24/2011 to help Seattle Real Estate

Home Affordable Refinance Program IMPROVEMENTS 10/24/2011 to help Seattle Real EstateFEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY: Breaking news that will hopefully help many home owners who were unable to refinance underwater values.  With these new changes a homeowner would no longer have a loan to value restriction on their ability to refinance.  Lenders currently will not allow more than 105% loan to value.  This would be lifted to unlimited.  HOWEVER it is still yet to be embraced by the banks.  Yes the limit has been lifted but ULTIMATELY the banks have to participate and offer the financing.  We will keep you posted on any lenders participating and how we can assist you.

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have adopted changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to refinance your mortgage under the enhanced and expanded provisions of HARP. You can determine whether your mortgage is owned by either Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae by checking the following websites:



To read the official announcement please click the link. http://tinyurl.com/3jw8jbj If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will promptly reply.

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