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  • The Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, administers the oath of office to FHFA Director Melvin L. Watt, with his wife Eulada Paysour Watt holding the Bible.
  • As an independent federal regulator we are working on your behalf to strengthen secondary mortgage markets.
  • Millions of homeowners have taken this route to refinance their mortgages. To see if you qualify visit www.HARP.gov.
  • In February, U.S. seasonally adjusted purchase-only index increased for the third month in a row.
  • Watt takes Oath of Office

    The Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, administers the oath of office to FHFA Director Melvin L. Watt, with his wife Eulada Paysour Watt holding the Bible.

  • SECURING YOUR FUTURE

    As an independent federal regulator we are working on your behalf to strengthen secondary mortgage markets.

  • Real Help for Families and Communities

    Millions of homeowners have taken this route to refinance their mortgages. To see if you qualify visit www.HARP.gov.

  • 0.6 Percent Rise

    In February, U.S. seasonally adjusted purchase-only index increased for the third month in a row.

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Your Best route to a better mortgage  

Home Affordable Refinance Program

HARP - the Home Affordable Refinance Program - was created by FHFA specifically to help homeowners who are current on their mortgage payments, but who are underwater on their mortgages. That is, they owe almost as much or more than the current value of their homes. To see if you qualify go to HARP.gov.​​​​​​​

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House Price Information

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​Housing Market Indicators​​​​

Mortgage Rates

Weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey®Current Week
04/17/2014
Previous Week
04/10/2014
30-Year Fixed Mortgages4.27%4.34%
15-Year Fixed Mortgages3.33%3.38%
5/1-Year Adjustable Rate Mortgages3.03%3.09%
1-Year Adjustable Rate Mortgages2.44%2.41%
Weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey is a registered mark of Freddie Mac.

House Prices

HPI-SourceQuarterly Change 2013Q3-2013Q4Four-Quarter Change 2012Q4-2013Q4
"Purchase-Only" U.S Index
(Seasonally Adjusted)
1.20%7.70%
"Expanded-Data" U.S Index
(Seasonally Adjusted)
1.20%7.80%
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