The HARP Deal

We are finally getting more specifics regarding The HARP Deal, the most recent version of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac refinance program.  Fannie’s version of The HARP Deal is called the DU Refi Plus.  Freddie’s version of The HARP Deal is called LP Open Access.

Here are some of the details:

INELIGIBLE LOANS FOR THE HARP DEAL:

  • any loan currently in default
  • existing loan delivered to Fannie or Freddie on or after 6/01/2009
  • government loans
  • reverse mortgages
  • not a 1st lien

MAXIMUM LTV AND LOAN AMOUNT FOR THE HARP DEAL:

  • LTV and CLTV is unlimited for all Occupancies and all Property Types
  • Loan amounts are Conforming and High Balance Conforming
  • Loan purpose is Rate and Term Refinance only; loan amount can include pre-paids and closing costs

ELIGIBLE OCCUPANCY AND PROPERTY TYPE FOR THE HARP DEAL:

  • primary residence
  • second home
  • non-owner occupied
  • 1-4 units
  • condos, PUDs, manufactured homes

NUMBER OF FINANCED PROPERTIES FOR THE HARP DEAL:

  • DU – no limit
  • LP – no limit if loan is primary residence, max 4 properties if loan is 2nd home or investment property

NO MINIMUM CREDIT SCORE IS REQUIRED FOR THE HARP DEAL!

MORTGAGE HISTORY FOR THE HARP DEAL:

  • DU  – must be current
  • LP – 0x30 in last 6 months, 1×30 OK in last 7-12 months

The HARP Deal is only for mortgage loans owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.  To see if your mortgage may be eligible for The HARP Deal, check these two sites first:

Fannie Mae HARP Deal lookup: www.fanniemae.com/loanlookup/

Freddir Mac HARP Deal lookup: www.freddiemac.com/mymortgage

More information to follow for The HARP Deal, but this is a great start.  California property owners interested in the HARP 2.0 Refinance, contact Kevin Kueneke with The Lending Company today by calling (760) 500-1919 or inquire online at: kevinkloans.com

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About Kevin Kueneke

I am a Sr. Loan Officer with The Lending Company in San Diego, California. The HARP Deal is a very important part of the housing recovery, and I want to help you take advantage of this great program. View all posts by Kevin Kueneke

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