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Finder’s fee lawsuit must be filed in 3 years, not 12 (access required)

In a blow to Maryland homebuyers, the state’s top court has unanimously ruled that mortgage borrowers have just three years in which to sue mortgage brokers who allegedly failed to disclose they charged and collected finders’ fees for their brokerage services.

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Rise in home sales reflects steady improvement

WASHINGTON — Americans bought more homes in July than in June, the latest evidence that the housing market is slowly, but steadily, improving. Sales of previously occupied homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.47 million in July, ...

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Home sales on pace for worst showing in 14 years

WASHINGTON — Halfway through 2011, people are buying homes at the weakest pace in 14 years. Sales of previously occupied homes fell in June for a third straight month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.77 million homes, the ...

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Home sales dropped in April, foreclosures declined

WASHINGTON — Fewer people purchased previously occupied homes in April. Activity among first-time homebuyers increased and foreclosure sales declined, but those factors weren’t enough to signal a recovery in the weak housing market. Sales of previously occupied homes fell 0.8 ...

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