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USDA OUT of Refinance Money for 2012 - Purchase Money Still OK!

USDA Refinance funds for fiscal year (FY) 2012 are now exhausted! 

St Paul, MN: Have a USDA Rural Development loan?  Thinking of getting a USDA Refinance loan? Sorry - USDA announced today that they are out of money for refinances for 2012.

For the vast majority of homeowners, this really isn't a big issue, as many of them can lower their interest rate and refinance into many other loan products.

Looking to buy a home? USDA Rural Development Purchase Loans on the other hand have plenty of money - so there is no need to worry if you are buying a home.

As a side note, the cost of a USDA home loan in going up slightly on October 1st, 2012. Currently the loans have mortgage insurance of .030%, and will be going up to .040%.  On a $100,000 loan, the old mortgage insure would have been $25 a month, and would now be $33.33 a month.

 

---------- >>> UPDATE:  As of Nov 15th, 2012.  USDA Refinance money is again available

Comment balloon 1 commentJoseph Metzler • August 22 2012 09:24AM
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