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Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today reported that just over 510,000 refinances were completed in the first quarter of 2017, compared to more than 750,767 in the fourth quarter of 2016. FHFA's first quarter
Refinance Report also shows that 3 percent or 13,425 of the mortgages refinanced from January through March were through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). Total HARP refinances now stand at 3,461,096 since inception of the program in 2009.
According to new data released today, 137,594 borrowers could still benefit financially from a HARP refinance as of the fourth quarter of 2016. See the new, updated
U.S. map showing the number of HARP-eligible borrowers by state, Metropolitan Statistical Area, county and zip code. These borrowers meet the basic HARP eligibility requirements, have a remaining balance of $50,000 or more on their mortgage, have a remaining term on their loan of greater than 10 years, and their mortgage interest rate is at least 1.5 percent higher than current market rates. These borrowers could save, on average, $2,400 per year by refinancing their mortgage through HARP.
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