FHFA expands suite of loan mod tools

FHFA attributes the increase in activity to record-low mortgage rates and the implementation of program enhancements (""HARP 2.0"") designed to expand eligibility to more borrowers. Approximately 46.

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Separately, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported a similar decline in mortgage refinance activity for the first three months of 2014. The FHFA reported approximately 370,000 loans were refinanced during the quarter, of which some 77,000 were through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).

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Mae and Freddie Mac modified nearly 24,000 loans during the fourth quarter of 2008 – an increase of 76% over the third quarter – according to the government-sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) regulator, the Financial Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The modifications, along with the suspension of foreclosures that began Nov. 26, 2008, reduced the number of foreclosures [.]

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And now, the FHFA is doing it again. For the second year in a row, and the second time since 2006, the FHFA is increasing the conforming loan limits for Fannie and Freddie in 2018. The FHFA announced Tuesday that it is increasing the conforming loan limits from $424,100 to $453,100 for 2018.

The Court based its decision on a re-reading of Section 1322(c)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code, which creates an exception to the general prohibition on modifying loans secured by a principal residence..

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Nineteen percent of Q4 loan mods shaved borrowers’ monthly payments by more than 30 percent. Forbearance plans vaulted to 24,935 during Q4-they totaled 1,212 in the previous quarter. FHFA attributes.

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