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Mortgage rates sustain their upward bounce
Mortgages are still low, and underwater homeowners are refinancing in big numbers.
HARP 2.0 refinance: What you need to know
Mortgages sink on anemic recovery
Flowchart: Are you eligible for HARP 2.0?
Recent HARP stories
Refi boom looms as mortgage rates hold steady
As the feds encourage more refinancing, mortgage rates cooperate by holding steady.
Mortgage rates fall in time for HARP revival
Soon you may be able to refi no matter how far underwater. Mortgage rates are cooperating.
Refi party continues as mortgages hit record low
Mortgage rates dwindle as the furor over the euro endures, worrying investors worldwide.
Eager homeowners clamor to refinance under HARP
Mortgages are as dormant as winter grass. Will rates rise before HARP 2.0 blooms in spring?
Like a slug, mortgage rates are low, slow-moving
Will mortgage rates stay low through the election, or rise in a stock rally? Take a guess.
HARP reboot heightens allure of refinancing
HARP's makeover enhances smoldering allure of refis. Plus, mortgage rates didn't change.
Mortgage rates sink in reaction to Greek gambit
Greece gave us democracy and this week it gave us lower mortgage rates. Well done, Greece.
Revised HARP could let more owners refinance
The HARP refinance program was a bust. Will a revised HARP let you refi and save money?
Mortgage rates fall as HARP refi boom awaits
An expanded refi plan kicks off in weeks, vexing homeowners who covet today's low rates.
A guide to HARP refis
The Home Affordable Refinancing Program allows homeowners to refinance underwater mortgages.
Try FHA if HARP refinancing is a no-go
If you can't meet HARP's refinancing conditions, try another program that's a better fit.
How an underwater homeowner got a refinance
Get a first-person account of the challenges encountered as this man sought to refinance his mortgage.
Bank denied your refi? Join the club
These two obstacles can really throw your HARP refi off course. What can you do?
How do you decide if a HARP refi is right for you?
Discover the break-even point to decide whether to refinance an underwater mortgage.
HARP helps upside-down borrowers
This little-known, often misunderstood program helps upside-down borrowers.
A hitch in the HARP program is catching numerous homeowers by surprise.
Underwater homeowners have longer to refi
HARP, a program that lets upside-down homeowners refinance their mortgages, is extended.
Refinance help floated to underwater owners
The government is offering mortgage help to borrowers whose loan exceeds the property value.
Mortgage rates drop back: March 4, 2010
Rates retreated a bit and refi applications surged as homeowners prepare for higher rates.
10 smart money-saving tips for 2010
Check your spending at the door and use these money-saving tips for everyday life and retirement.
Mortgage refinance options when you're underwater
Borrowers who are "underwater" may struggle to get a refinance, but options do exist.
Refinancing your mortgage? What to know
Can you take advantage of continuing low mortgage rates? Here's how to tell.
Want to refinance your mortgage? Know the details of the Obama plan
The Home Affordable Refinance program is filled with tiny details that could derail potential deals.
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