Refinance

The expansion of the Home Affordable Refinancing Plan was announced last November, and some lenders have begun taking applications. But the federal government had to work out some issues with the program and lenders before it could officially launch it. An earlier version of HARP allowed homeowners with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie… Read More


Homeowners in Arizona as well as Florida, Nevada and Michigan are especially hard hit and home values have fallen as much as fifty percent. Even though today’s interest rates are at a record low, some are unable to refinance their homes or reduce their monthly mortgage payments. To help homeowners reduce their mortgage costs through… Read More


The Obama administration on Monday announced long-awaited details of an expansion of a program that helps homeowners refinance to reduce their payments. Mortgage rates have fallen to record lows, and many homeowners would save hundreds of dollars a month if they could reduce the amount of interest they pay. But the housing crash has created… Read More