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Lender would accept a deed in lieu of foreclosure, let homeowners stay for six months and help pay for relocation.
Online aid lets homeowners try out different scenarios to weigh financial implications of keeping or giving up their home.
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California homeowners find strategic default and becoming renters the new American dream.
Seriously underwater homeowners are passing up the option to walk away.
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