HARP Eligibility Expanded
Homeowners with note dates that reflect on or before May 31, 2009, and who were previously told they were not HARP eligible should contact one of Inlanta’s licensed mortgage lenders to discuss their HARP eligibility.
What is HARP?
HARP is the only refinance program that enables eligible borrowers with little to no equity in their homes to take advantage of low interest rates and other refinancing benefits. There have been several changes to HARP and more homeowners may now qualify.
HARP may be an option if:
- You have had a good payment history for the past 12 months. That means having no late payments in the last 6 months and no more than one 30-day late payment from 6 to 12 months ago.
- Your home is your primary residence, 2nd home or investment property.
- Your home value has decreased.
- You have limited equity or your first mortgage exceeds the current market value of the home (i.e., your loan-to-value ratio must be > 80% to be eligible).
- Your loan is owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
- Your note date reflects on or before May 31, 2009
Should I Refinance Using HARP?
You must first determine whether your mortgage is owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac by using their respective Loan Lookup Tools. Use our branch locator to find a licensed mortgage loan officer near you once you have determined eligibiity – or if you have any questions!
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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have adopted changes to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and you may be eligible to take advantage of these changes. If your mortgage is owned or guaranteed by either Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae, 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:
www.freddiemac.com/mymortgage or http://www.fanniemae.com/loanlookup/.