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Gary S. Williams: Keep planning while waiting to sell your home

While most experts see little good news in 2011’s housing market, economic downturn is no reason to neglect maintenance on a home or lose sight of plans to relocate. The critical issue is planning intelligently for what spending you do ...

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Homebuilders pessimistic about housing market

LOS ANGELES — Builders are feeling pessimistic over the housing market’s prospects in the near future. The National Association of Home Builders, a private trade association, says its reading of builder sentiment remained unchanged in December at 16. Readings below ...

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Number of underwater borrowers falls but remains high

The number of homeowners who owe more than their houses are worth fell for the third straight quarter this summer. About 10.8 million households, or 22.5 percent of all mortgaged homes, were underwater in the July-September quarter, housing data firm ...

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Nearly 50 percent leave Obama mortgage-aid program

WASHINGTON — Nearly half of the homeowners who enrolled in the Obama administration’s flagship mortgage-relief program have fallen out. A new report issued Friday by the Treasury Department said that approximately 630,000 people who had tried to get their monthly ...

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