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  • MetLife will pay gov't $123.5M in mortgage settlement

    MetLife's home lending unit will pay $123.5 million to end an investigation into allegations it gave government-backed mortgages to people who didn't meet federal requirements. The Justice Department said Wednesday that MetLife knew the business was...
  • Snowy, Cold January Gives Slow Start To Hartford Area Home Sales

    Snowy, Cold January Gives Slow Start To Hartford Area Home Sales
    Home sales in greater Hartford, Connecticut got off to a slow start in January amid cold, snowy weather, a new report Tuesday show. Home sales in greater Hartford got off to a slow start in January amid cold, snowy weather, a new report Tuesday shows....
  • Affordable housing options for low-income seniors

    Affordable housing options for low-income seniors
    Q. If my income is only $20,000 per year, can I get a subsidy toward my mortgage payments or condo maintenance payments? A. Many states offer property tax breaks to senior citizens, and at that income level you could potentially qualify for the...
  • US bank earnings drop 7.3 percent in 4Q

    U.S. banks' earnings dropped 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as a few big banks had increased costs to settle legal cases and the industry had declines in income from the mortgage business. The data issued Tuesday by the Federal...
  • Fewer homes for sale pushes up US house prices in December

    U.S. home prices rose in December at a faster pace than the previous month, likely because of a much smaller number of homes for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 4.5 percent in December...
  • Student loan delinquency is higher than for other borrowing

    WASHINGTON Student loans had a higher delinquency rate than credit cards, auto loans and home mortgages over the past three years, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported recently. Outstanding student loans in the country have reached $1.16...
  • US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January

    U.S. home sales struck a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes tumbled 4.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.82...
  • Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news

    Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news
    Quandel Construction Group awarded project Adams County-based Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. has selected Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, to provide construction management services for their new wastewater treatment facility at...
  • Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

    Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage
    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...
  • When states win lawsuits, where does the money go?

    Connecticut soon will get $36 million of a $1.37 billion legal settlement with Standard & Poor's, resolving allegations that the credit ratings agency misled investors in rating mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis....
  • The tax implications of short selling a primary residence

    Q: An 83-year-old friend of mine is disabled and is about to enter an assisted living facility. She is currently living alone in a house she owns, but it is no longer safe for her to live alone. I am trying to help by organizing her finances and to...