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State laws that ensure borrowers' rights slow foreclosures and don't help in the long run, researchers say.
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A Massachusetts man made his final house payment with more than 800 pounds of coins.
Lowering your mortgage interest rate could save you thousands every year. If the White House has its way, it's going to get easier.
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