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Redfin is asking its agents to dish online about real estate bidding wars.
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Bank of America goes to court to evict a Brazilian man who moved into the foreclosed Florida home last summer.
The characters in the hugely popular Masterpiece Classic series could have used some better financial advice.
The aim is to safeguard borrowers from mortgages they can't afford. As a result, fewer people may qualify for loans.
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