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