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FHFA to Discuss Home Affordable Refinance Program with Homeowners on Zillow-Hosted Google+ Hangout

Homeowners Should Submit Questions on Facebook or Twitter, Using Hashtag #HARPrefi

Sep 24, 2013

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) next week will take part in a Google+ Hangout to answer consumer questions about the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, will host the event.

Homeowners interested in participating in the event, Zillow Presents: HARP Refinancing 101, should submit their questions via a special tab on Zillow's Facebook page or through Twitter, using the hashtag #HARPrefi. Zillow will select homeowners to ask questions live to the FHFA's Meg Burns during the event.

More information about the event is below:

WHO: Meg Burns, senior associate director for the office of housing and regulatory policy for the FHFA. Event moderated by Erin Lantz, Zillow director of mortgages.

WHAT: Burns will discuss the ins and outs of HARP refinance programs, who qualifies and how to apply. She will take questions directly from homeowners.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 3 at 11:30 a.m. PDT/2:30 p.m. EDT.


"Even though HARP has been around for four years, estimates show that many more homeowners still stand to benefit from the program," Lantz said. "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to connect these homeowners directly with the people who can answer their questions about this refinancing program."

About Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) operates the leading real estate and home-related marketplaces on mobile and the Web, with a complementary portfolio of brands and products that help people find vital information about homes, and connect with the best local professionals. Zillow's brands serve the full life cycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. In addition, Zillow offers a suite of tools and services to help local real estate, mortgage, rental and home improvement professionals manage and market their businesses. Welcoming nearly 64 million monthly unique users in August 2013, the Zillow, Inc. portfolio includes®, Zillow Mobile, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Rentals, Zillow Digs™, Postlets®, Diverse Solutions®, Agentfolio™, Mortech®, HotPads™ and StreetEasy®. The company is headquartered in Seattle., Zillow, Postlets, Diverse Solutions, Mortech and StreetEasy are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Agentfolio, HotPads and Digs are trademarks of Zillow, Inc.

About the Federal Housing Finance Agency
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is responsible for providing regulation and supervision of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, who together participate in the secondary mortgage market by financing over $5 trillion in mortgage credit.  In addition, FHFA has acted as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since September 2008.


SOURCE Zillow, Inc.

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