Vanilla Ice Project Season 4

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Vanilla Ice Project Season 4 premiered March 8, 2014 at 10PM on the DIY Network. In it’s 4th season, the Vanilla Ice Project is one of the hottest shows on the DIY Network (owned by Scripps Networks who also owns HGTV). Rob Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice, renovates dilapidated mansions in his hometown of Palm […]

Vanilla Ice Goes Amish

This image released by DIY Network shows 90s recording artist Vanilla Ice, born Robert Van Winkle, is shown in the new series "Vanilla Ice Goes Amish," where Van Winkle learns from craftsmen.  Network executive Burton Jablin says the former rap star will live with an Amish community in Ohio to learn how they do construction. Vanilla Ice already has a renovation series on the network that will return for its fourth season this fall. (AP Photo/DIY Network.)

Vanilla Ice Goes Amish is a new DIY reality TV show starring Vanilla Ice as he discovers the art of construction from the Amish. Set in a Amish community in Ohio with no frills, no music and no power tools, Vanilla Ice will live and learn from the best craftsmen in the business. “Get in […]

Vanilla Ice appears in Nascar Illustrated

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Captain Vanilla?

Rapper Vanilla Ice has arrived in Chatham ahead of his first pantomime. The Ice Ice Baby star, who will star as Hook in Peter Pan at this year’s Central Theatre show, attended his first rehearsal yesterday. He said he was excited to be here and revealed that Jedward and even Hollywood actor Adam Sandler could […]

Making Lives Brighter

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Lights, lights, baby! Giving back is very important to me and one of my favorite charities is Habitat for Humanity. Please help me help Habitat by donating all of your old light fixtures to any Capitol Lighting showroom in South Florida to either be re-purposed in Habitat homes or sold in a Habitat ReStore. For […]

Vanilla Ice Working on “Ice My House Contest” Winner’s Home

Vanilla Ice , aka Rob Van Winkle, returned to Dallas today and was employing mad DIY skillz in the brutal North Texas heat. He’s working on the home of Sean and Erica Heatley, North Dallas residents and avid fans of Ice’s Vanilla Ice Project on the DIY Network. Vendor and construction cars lined the street […]

Are Foreclosures on the Decline?

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The latest statistics suggest that foreclosures are on the decline and short sales are on the rise. According to research from Moody’s Investors Service, in August 2009, short sales accounted for 8% of bank distressed property sales. As of mid 2011, short sales have jumped to more than 25%.  Meanwhile, the time it took for […]

Is HAFA Helping Short Sales?

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Is the Treasury Department’s Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program helping short sales? It was introduced to help borrowers who couldn’t qualify for the Home Affordable Modification Program (HEMP) complete a short sale (as well as expedite the process…which is an oxymoron in and of itself; the government helping private enterprise be more efficient, ha!). […]