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VOL. 127 | NO. 62 | Thursday, March 29, 2012

Regions Bank Sets $1B Goal for Homeowner Relief

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Regions Bank said Wednesday that it has set a goal of providing $1 billion in relief to homeowners this year under a federal program.

Homeowners with loans owned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage companies, may be eligible for refinancing their home loans or having fees reduced or eliminated.

The Obama administration's refinancing program, the Home Affordable Refinance Program, accounts for more than 20 percent of refinancing nationwide. It was established in 2009, after the financial crisis.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 61 137 8,132
MORTGAGES 74 143 9,556
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 150 319 17,453
BANKRUPTCIES 53 106 5,866
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 48 3,043
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 39 108 6,364
MARRIAGE LICENSES 36 76 2,033

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