The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) granted the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) a two-year extension, the agency announced Thursday.
Under the direction of FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator, the program will live on until December 31, 2015. Without the extension, HARP would have expired at the end of this year.
“More than 2 million homeowners have refinanced through HARP, proving it a useful tool for reducing risk,” said FHFA Acting Director Edward J. DeMarco. “We are extending the program so more underwater borrowers can benefit from lower interest rate.”
Over the years, the program has helped hundreds of thousands of deeply underwater borrowers find relief. According to FHFA’s latest report, 252,443 borrowers…
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The parents of a woman who was married to Boston marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev put their North Kingstown, R.I., home up for sale the day after the suspect was killed in gunfire with police in Massachusetts.
The family had been preparing the home to sell for several weeks, and the listing went live last Friday. The listing was taken down Monday. The couple’s real estate agent declined to comment to media about why the home was shortly removed from the market.
The family’s Colonial home was listed for $467,000.
The couple are the parents to Katherine Russell, who they confirmed to reporters…
APRIL IS CRAYON DRIVE MONTH
BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT, DONATED, AND SHOWED SUPPORT FOR CHILDRENS HOSPITAL!!
THE EVENT WAS ON SUNDAY APRIL 21ST. BUT IF YOU MISSED IT, IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO DONATE! JUST CONTACT ME TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS!!
Also, don't miss Ethos' Childrens Hospital Hip Hop Benefit! Details coming soon!
Today members of The Cascade Team will be holding collections at 2 locations in Sammamish (The QFC in Pine Lake and the QFC in Klahanie) Also the Snoqualmie Ridge IGA, The North Bend QFC, The Issaquah Highlands Main Office, The Issaquah Sterling Savings Bank (Open until 1:00), The QFC in Bothell at 18921 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, QFC in Seattle tomorrow the 21st at 9999 Holman Rd NW Seattle, WA 98117
Crayon drive helps children's hospital Issaquah Press
http://www.valleyrecord.com/news/203253221.html Thank you Valley Record for helping get the word out about Project Crayon Drive!
http://snoqualmievalley.macaronikid.com/article/468199/april-is-crayon-drive-month Thank you Macaroni Kid and Danna McCall for helping get the word out about Project…
APRIL IS CRAYON DRIVE MONTH
WE WILL BE COLLECTING CRAYONS FOR SEATTLE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL During THE MONTH OF APRIL, 2013
Come and show your support of Seattle Childrens Hospital by donating a box of Crayola Crayons!
Meet Ron Cornwall, Manu Vig, Stan Chang & I at The Pine Lake Plaze April 20, 2013 from 10am-2pm
For the eight year, The Cascade Team Real Estate is kicking off Project Crayon Drive. For the young who find themselves at Children’s Hospital of Seattle along with their families, sometimes the simple things like a coloring book and a few crayons can be as soothing as the trained staff and smiling doctors. Yet, something as simple as crayons often goes overlooked. Each year, Children’s Hospital goes through over 240,000 crayons, yet…
Ever since we came back from our trip to Japan, we have been playing the catch up game on life! Although life is on hold while vacationing, the work is waiting patiently (or not) for your return to take care of it. After being home for almost two weeks, I think that I am almost on top on things now. Minus the suitcases are still littering around, also trying to find and remember what gifts we bought and for whom we bought it for.
I had a moment to reflect on our trip. It started out as family reunion in Japan but as the months get closer, we were the only family members can make it to Japan to be with our family there. It took us months of planning, researching, budgeting, coordinating, preparing (gathering gifts, etc) and finally we took off!…