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  • 3 L.A. County deputies acquitted of 'buy-and-bail' mortgage fraud

    A federal judge Thursday acquitted three Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies of conspiracy and fraud charges, finding prosecutors had not presented enough evidence to show the men had intended to defraud banks, according to attorneys. The case...
  • Homeowner tax breaks are probably safe despite moves in Congress

    Homeowner tax breaks are probably safe despite moves in Congress
    Tax reform is revving up again on Capitol Hill, with the heads of key committees pledging to work toward a simpler and fairer tax code, possibly one with lower tax rates. Sounds intriguing. But what might that mean for homeowners? Many benefit from...
  • Purple Heart recipient gets keys to free Hampton home

    Purple Heart recipient gets keys to free Hampton home
    HAMPTON — Retired Staff Sgt. Dominic Perrotte, wife Kayla and their 2-year-old son walked through their new home for the first time Friday. The two-story house has three bedrooms — room to grow their family was important, Kayla Perrotte said...
  • Homeowner tax breaks appear safe, for now

    Tax reform is revving up again on Capitol Hill, with the heads of key committees pledging to work toward a simpler and fairer tax code, possibly one with lower tax rates. Sounds intriguing. But what might that mean for homeowners — many of whom...
  • Ask a Real Estate Pro: Home equity line can be foreclosed by lender

    Ask a Real Estate Pro: Home equity line can be foreclosed by lender
    Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/business/realestate each Friday. To ask him a question, visit SunSentinel.com/askpro Q: My home has no mortgage on it, but I do have a home equity...
  • Poquoson resident challenges court clerk for Republican nomination

    Poquoson resident challenges court clerk for Republican nomination
    A Poquoson resident is challenging York-Poquoson Circuit Court Clerk Kristen Nelson for the Republican nomination for Circuit Court clerk.  Lawrence "Tu" Ritter, 49, a mortgage loan officer for Monarch Bank and Mortgage, announced Thursday that he is ...
  • Renting underwater home has tax implications

    Q: I just received a 1099 for income I received from renting my townhouse. This income is less than the mortgage payments I paid. How do I file this on my federal and state income taxes? By the way, I had no choice but to rent the property because I am...
  • Orlandoans paying more bills on time, Equifax says

    Orlandoans paying more bills on time, Equifax says
    When it comes to paying bills on time, Central Floridians are getting their houses in order, but they still lag behind other regions of the U.S., according to new data from national credit-rating agency Equifax. "Basically, people in Orlando have more...
  • Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?

    Foreclosures surge in Southern California, but for how long?
    Foreclosures in Southern California hit their highest level in two years in January, according to new data out Thursday. But market-watchers say it's more a matter of lenders clearing their books than a new wave of bad loans. The number of homes...
  • Southington Seeks Saving Through Bond Reissue

    SOUTHINGTON — The town hopes to save about $500,000 by reissuing bonds that were sold in 2007 and 2009 because interest rates are so much lower now than when the bonds originally were sold to investors. The town still owes $12.48 million on the two...
  • Illinois boosting mortgage assistance for buyers, borrowers

    By one count, there are about 2,300 programs and 1,100 entities around the country that offer some form of down-payment assistance to homebuyers. Consumers, however, don't know how to find them. That's the consensus from talking to the people on the...