Nervous lenders are taking an more severe view of mortgage applications when one borrower is out on new-baby leave.
Deals can slide south with lenders pulling back-to-back credit profiles before a sale closes.
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The economy here and abroad will determine the fate of interest rates. With rates near 4.5%, it may be time to consider refinancing.
More good news for homebuyers: Congress extends closing deadline for tax credit.
'Luxury squatters' take over vacant houses and declare themselves owners. In Seattle, one family moved into a $3.3 million place.
About 180,000 would-be buyers won't meet the June 30 deadline for a tax credit. But some may end up with a better deal.
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