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  • 'Boomerang buyers' purchase new homes after foreclosures

    'Boomerang buyers' purchase new homes after foreclosures
    Less than five years after Jose and Mary Guadalupe lost their longtime family home to foreclosure, the south Orange County couple were able to buy back their house.
  • How to improve credit scores

    Dear Liz: I am trying to help my retired parents refinance their home. Currently they are paying over 8% interest. (This loan should be illegal.) The problem is their credit score, which is around 536. They had a tax lien in 2004 (it has been paid off for...

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates near low for year; 30-year at 4.27%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates near low for year; 30-year at 4.27%
    Mortgage rates have fallen as the spring home-buying season begins, with Freddie Mac pegging the average 30-year fixed loan at 4.27% this week, the lowest it has been since early February. The average for a 15-year fixed mortgage was 3.33% this week,...

    Mortgage rates fall to 6-week low

    Mortgage rates fall to 6-week low
    Average mortgage rates declined for a second consecutive week, pushing them down to a six-week low. The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 4.27 percent this week, according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey. That compared with average rates...

    Bank of America loses money in 1st quarter after settlement

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America Corp. was once again hammered by financial crisis-era legal woes in the first quarter, and Wednesday's earnings report raised fresh questions about just how much the bank will be forced to pay going forward. The...