CoreLogic Introduces HARP 2.0 Refinance Data Services
March 26, 2012, Santa Ana, Calif. –
—Service Helps Identify Eligible Refinance Candidates—
CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, today announced a new service designed to help originators identify potential Home Affordable Refinance Program 2.0 (HARP 2.0) refinance prospects. The HARP 2.0 program was introduced in late 2011 to assist qualified underwater homeowners in refinancing their mortgages. CoreLogic leverages a proprietary database, patented valuation technologies, comprehensive lien information and new patent-pending analytics to identify more than 2.3 million borrowers with a ‘strong likelihood’ of potential eligibility for refinancing through the HARP 2.0 program.
“The new HARP 2.0 guidelines provide a great opportunity for homeowners with negative equity who were previously unable to take advantage of historically low interest rates and refinance their existing mortgages,” said Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO for CoreLogic. “It may not be clear to homeowners how HARP 2.0 eligibility requirements apply in their circumstance. CoreLogic is uniquely positioned to help mortgage originators identify qualified homeowners who are highly likely to be eligible for the HARP program. This will allow the originators to focus their educational and sales efforts on homeowners who will likely be motivated to refinance.”
Using a specific list of eligibility criteria, database filters and derivation techniques are used to identify potential HARP 2.0 eligible loans. The loan-to-value (LTV) ratio information is calculated using industry-leading CoreLogic automated valuation models (AVMs). In addition, to ensure the most up-to-date information is available, CoreLogic re-evaluates its HARP 2.0 eligibility database with refreshed data monthly, providing originators access to updated and/or new leads in either single prospect or batch forms.
“By utilizing CoreLogic proprietary databases and analytics teams, we can provide a targeted and customized list of very high probability HARP 2.0 refinance-eligible candidates,” said Dianna Serio, chief data officer for CoreLogic. “Our ability to provide specific homeowner data, highly accurate loan-to-value estimates, identification of lenders, current owner occupancy status, and liens associated with a property can be especially helpful to originators looking to build or defend their current portfolio.”
The CoreLogic HARP 2.0 lead-list service can include the following lead information, as well as further customized data based on specific needs:
- Borrower Name(s)
- Full Property Address
- Property Type
- Remaining Term (amortization estimate)
- Owner Occupancy (at time of origination)
- Mortgage Origination Date(s)
- Mortgage Origination Amount(s)
- Mortgage Amortized Origination Amount(s)
- Mortgage Lender Names(s)
- Mortgage Rate Type(s)
- Mortgage Term(s)
- Mortgage Interest Rate(s)*
- Loan-to-Value Ratio**
- Combined Loan-to-Value Ratio**
- Current Servicer
*Assumptive rate when actual rate is not reported.
** Utilizes amortized origination amount and estimated through automated valuation model.
HARP 2.0 leads are available using current CoreLogic ordering processes and can be provided in all standard formats to help originators filter leads against current customer databases.
For more information, visit: http://www.corelogic.com/harp2.
CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. The Company combines public, contributory and proprietary data to develop predictive decision analytics and provide business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. CoreLogic has built one of the largest and most comprehensive U.S. real estate, mortgage application, fraud, and loan performance databases and is a recognized leading provider of mortgage and automotive credit reporting, property tax, valuation, flood determination, and geospatial analytics and services. More than one million users rely on CoreLogic to assess risk, support underwriting, investment and marketing decisions, prevent fraud, and improve business performance in their daily operations. The Company, headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., has more than 5,000 employees globally. For more information visit www.corelogic.com.