Quick Takes: Donations pouring in from REALTORS®, others for tornado relief

Offering Harrisburg a helping hand
WSIL-TV reports on the truckloads of donations that are pouring into the city of Harrisburg following a deadly February 29 tornado. REALTORS® from around the state are among those pitching in, including the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois, which sent a truck full of donations weighing about 14,900 pounds.

“This is what it’s all about and this is what the REALTOR® associations are about is helping people in their time of need,” said Roman Basi, President of the Egyptian Board of REALTORS®.

FEMA denies federal aid for Harrisburg
In a related story, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has denied the state’s request for federal assistance, according to WSIL-TV.

Foreclosure settlement headed to courts
The $25 billion multi-state mortgage settlement is expected to be filed with the courts for approval as early as today, the Wall Street Journal reports.

 

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