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  • If you tell your lender you'll occupy home, do it

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
  • Senate confirms Julian Castro as housing secretary

    Senate confirms Julian Castro as housing secretary
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, placing the San Antonio, Texas mayor at the top of the agency in charge of housing during a sluggish recovery in the sector....

    Saving Capewell: Hopes Run High That New Plan Can Finally Turn An Eyesore Into An Asset

    Saving Capewell: Hopes Run High That New Plan Can Finally Turn An Eyesore Into An Asset
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Neighbors just south of downtown Hartford cheered when apartments and homes replaced a rundown public housing complex and when townhouses rose on a barren, vacant lot. But those improvements in the Sheldon-Charter Oak...

    Recovering values put refi in reach for homeowners

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My wife and I bought our house in 2007 for $139,600 with a 30-year mortgage at 6 percent, and we owe around $119,000. Our payment is $1,011 per month, and that includes private mortgage insurance (PMI), our...

    Credit crunch led to general contractor's woes

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I'm nearing 66 and still working, although I'm retired military of nearly 36 years, a Vietnam vet, and drawing Social Security. I had a successful business as a general contractor for many years. In 2008, just as...