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3 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Mortgage applicants face new rules

A mortgage lending clampdown comes into force tomorrow which will see lenders delve more deeply into people's personal lives, from their plans for parenthood to how they will spend their old age.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

4 hrs ago | McClatchy

Housing goes from hopeful to underwhelming as 2014 moves along

Housing experts are dialing back rosier projections in favor of another ho-hum year, where home sales are flat and prices climb to make ownership less affordable.

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Related Topix: Housing, Real Estate, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Canada's newest home price index hits the market

Brookfield RPS, a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., has quietly soft-launched its own Canadian home price index.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Marketing

11 hrs ago | Housing Wire

Mortgage guaranty line turnaround boosts Old Republic earnings

Old Republic International Corporation's earnings for the first quarter 2014 were boosted by moderately improved performance in general insurance and by the continuation of a strong turnaround in the run-off mortgage guaranty line.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Old Republic International Corporation, Insurance

15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Average US 30-year mortgage rate up to 4.33 pct

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for the 30-year loan rose to 4.33 percent from 4.27 percent last week.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Weather, Home Buying

17 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Very low approval rate for mortgage-to-rent scheme

A scheme to allow people with unsustainable mortgages give up ownership of their homes and rent them instead has seen less than 2% of applications approved.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

21 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Takano seeks reverse mortgage reform

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano claims the lending device for seniors is held together by "glue and tax dollars" and needs reform.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), US Politics, Representative Mark Takano, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Ananova

Gym Fees 'Could Stop Mortgage Approvals'

Homebuyers could find themselves turned down for a mortgage because of their gym memberships, phone bills and pension payments, under new rules introduced this weekend, experts have warned.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

The New Zealand Herald

Interest rates hiked to 3pc

Every percentage point increase in mortgage rates will cost homeowners an extra $20 a week for every $100,000 owed to the bank.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

The Globe and Mail

Video: Carrick Talks Money: Why variable mortgages are the way to go this spring

Rob Carrick talks to David Larock, a mortgage broker with Integrated Mortgage Planners, about why homeowners may want to consider variate-rate mortgages as we head into the spring buying season Rob Carrick talks to David Larock, a mortgage broker with Integrated Mortgage Planners, about why homeowners may want to consider variate-rate mortgages as ... (more)

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West Australian

U.S. new home sales dive to eight-month low in March

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.

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Related Topix: Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Darien Daily Voice

New Canaan Woman Returns To Her Roots In Mortgages

STAMFORD, Conn. After a lengthy career with escalating responsibility that took Darlene Lee into board rooms and away from mortgage origination, the New Canaan woman has returned to her roots of helping people get mortgages in her new role as a senior mortgage loan officer with the Washington Trust Co.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Stamford, CT, New Canaan, CT

WUSA-TV Washington

2 Md. residents plead guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

Two Md. residents pleaded guilty Monday and Tuesday to conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a mortgage scheme involving the purchase of two properties located on North Patterson Park Avenue in Baltimore, Md.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Baltimore, MD, Real Estate, Bowie, MD, Home Listing

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Two Memphians indicted on mortgage fraud charges

Two Memphis men have been indicted on several mortgage fraud-related charges which prosecutors say netted them more than $500,000.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Journal and Courier

Why even $1M may not be enough for retirementWhy even $1M may not be...

Retirement costs a lot more money than we realize. Columnist Rodney Brooks speaks with video host Hadley Malcolm about why $2 million in savings is the new $1 million.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Paramus, NJ, Home, Mortgage

NEWS.com.au

Pensioners ask PM for answers on budget

RUMOURS the age pension will be targeted in the federal budget are causing worry amongst older Australians and a seniors advocacy group has appealed to Tony Abbott for answers.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

Maldonandburnham Standard

Business lending drops by 500m

A new Bank of England report has found that business lending contracted by 500 million in the three months to February Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

National Public Radio

Sales Of US Existing Homes Slip To A 20-Month Low

Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

Tri-cityherald.com

Consumer protection agency warns about automatic defaults on private student loans

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday released a report about the problem of "automatic defaults" on private student loans.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sydney Morning Herald

Banks feeling mortgage pressure

National Australia Bank's head of personal banking says fierce competition in the $1.2 trillion mortgage market is pressuring profit margins from home lending, as lenders scramble to win customers.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Financial Services, National Australia Bank

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