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Bank of America reaches $335M settlement over Countrywide loans

Bank of America agreed to pay $335 million to resolve allegations that its Countrywide unit engaged in a widespread pattern of discrimination against qualified African-American and Hispanic borrowers on home loans. The settlement with the U.S. Justice Department was filed ...

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Rate on 30-year mortgage falls to record 4.01 pct.

WASHINGTON — Fixed mortgage rates have fallen to historic new lows for a fourth straight week and are likely to fall further. The average on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.01 percent this week, Freddie Mac said Thursday. That’s ...

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Fed to shift $400B in holdings to boost economy

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will use more than $400 billion to try to drive down long-term interest rates, make home and business loans cheaper and invigorate the economy. Analysts said the moves would provide only a slight economic benefit. ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Special Appeals:1/24/11 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Law Deposits on New Homes subtitle BOTTOM LINE: The evidence was insufficient to support the defendant’s conviction for failing to deposit money into escrow in violation of the Deposits on New Homes subtitle, because ...

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