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17 March 2012
If you haven't been able to refinance[[sitetree_link,id=13]] your underwater mortgage yet, now might be the time to do it.
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10 February 2012
The federal HARP mortgage refinance program can be a huge boon for underwater homeowners.But if you have PMI, there's a little hitch you should know about.
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31 January 2012
Should you buy a foreclosed home? The savings can be huge, but so can the hassles and pitfalls.Here are a few tips for first-time foreclosure buyers to make sure the experience is a rewarding one.
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12 December 2011
A new proposal floated in Congress last week would tax mortgage borrowers to cover an extension of the payroll tax cut.
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1 December 2011
December 1 is when lenders are scheduled to begin implementing the new HARP guidelines for refinancing underwater mortgages.But you might not be able to refinance that underwater loan just yet.
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16 November 2011
Homeowners can start applying to refinance their underwater mortgages under new HARP guidelines as soon as Dec.1, according to new program rules released late yesterday.
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24 October 2011
Homeowners will soon be able to refinance their mortgages, no matter how far underwater they are, under new guidelines to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) announced today.
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7 June 2011
The government's Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) posted its second-strongest quarter on record during the first three months of the year, enabling 130,000 homeowners with limited or no equity to refinance their mortgages.
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1 March 2011
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be going away anytime soon, but the mortgages they back are going to get more expensive over time.
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14 February 2011
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is calling for significant revisions to the government's plodding HARP mortgage refinance initiative to make it more available to underwater homeowners.
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11 February 2011
Get ready for mortgages to become more expensive - and stay that way.
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28 January 2011
The lending policies of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac contributed to, but were not the ultimate cause, the recent financial crisis that devastated the U.S.economy, the official government investigation of the causes of the crisis has concluded.
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