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Lawmakers Raise Concerns About Tax Transcript Issue

A bipartisan group of lawmakers -- led by Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) and including House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) -- wrote to the Internal Revenue Service yesterday to express concerns about recent changes to the IRS’ tax transcript processing system that could result in significant delays for consumers when attempting to purchase or refinance a home.

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Associations Call on IRS to Fix Tax Transcript Issue

In a comment letter with nine trade associations on Friday, ABA urged the IRS to take immediate steps to fix problems with the tax transcript process that could result in significant delays for consumers attempting to purchase or refinance a home.

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FHFA: HARP Refinances Down as Rates Climb

More than 510,000 borrowers refinanced their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage loans in the first quarter, with 13,425 refinanced through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said today.

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FHFA: HARP Refinances Continue to Decline

More than 626,000 borrowers refinanced their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage loans in the third quarter, with 15,597 refinanced through the Home Affordable Refinance Program, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said yesterday.

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