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HARP 2 (Home Affordable Refinance Program)

January 16, 2012

Late last year the government along with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced plans for a new version of their HARP program.  HARP has been around for a few years and allowed home owners with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans to refinance with expanded guidelines.  The new version, or HARP 2.0, eliminates most of […]

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Applying for mortgage? Starting June 1, you could face another credit screening!

May 18, 2010

By Kenneth R. Harney Saturday, May 15, 2010; E01 If you’re thinking about applying for a home mortgage, here’s some important news: Beginning June 1, your lender is likely to order a second full credit screening immediately before closing. The last-minute credit report will be designed to find out whether you have obtained — or […]

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