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  • Former NFL player sentenced in North Carolina for mortgage fraud

    (Reuters) - A former NFL player was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in federal prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme, officials said on Wednesday. Jimmy Hitchcock, 43, of Clemmons pleaded...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop a notch; 30-year averaging 4.2%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop a notch; 30-year averaging 4.2%
    Mortgage interest rates eased slightly this week amid mixed housing data, with Freddie Mac's survey showing that lenders were offering 30-year fixed-rate loans to well-qualified borrowers at an average of 4.2%, down from 4.23% last week. The average...
  • Mortgage rates fall back after hitting 4-month high

    Mortgage rates fall back after hitting 4-month high
    Average fixed mortgage rates moved back down this week after last week's uptick. The average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 4.20 percent this week, down from 4.23 percent last week, Freddie Mac said in its weekly survey. Rates had hit a four-...
  • Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme

    Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme
    Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered. The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
  • How seniors can lessen the mortgage burden

    How seniors can lessen the mortgage burden
    Depending on circumstances, those retiring with a mortgage can take a variety of steps to lessen the financial burden. Jonathan Dash, owner of wealth management firm Dash Investments in Beverly Hills, often recommends taking money out of savings...
  • Mortgage fraud is alive and well

    If you thought the bad guys had left the mortgage business for greener pastures, think again. The thieves are still out there, ready to separate you from your money. But at the same time, many of us are still not above stretching the truth a little when...
  • Blemished credit? Congress weighs changes that could boost scores

    — Do you think you'd have a better chance to qualify for a home mortgage if negative items in your credit files were erased in four years rather than the current seven? How about if your credit reports included information on your utility bills,...
  • Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces Named

    Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces Named
    The fourth annual Hartford Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces awards were given to 60 employers Thursday evening at the Aqua Turf in Southington. The awards, culled from hundreds of nominated companies and nonprofit groups, are based on employee surveys...
  • Many seniors trying to retire with a mortgage

    Many seniors trying to retire with a mortgage
    When Tom Greco bought his four-bedroom home three decades ago, he assumed he'd pay off the mortgage before retirement — just as his parents did. Things didn't work out that way. Instead, his $4,500 monthly mortgage payments — a consequence...
  • Husband gets 41 months prison in 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' fraud case

    By Terence McGinley NEWARK, N.J., Oct 2 (Reuters) - Joe Giudice, reality television cast member and husband of one of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," was sentenced on Thursday to 41 months in prison in the couple's federal fraud case. The couple...
  • CitiMortgage, Wells lose bid to end lawsuit over credit reports

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Bank and Citigroup's mortgage unit must face claims that they violated federal law by falsely notifying credit reporting agencies that thousands of homeowners went through bankruptcies or foreclosures, a federal judge...