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Countrywide borrowers get $108 million

...years ago, collected outsized fees from borrowers facing foreclosure.It's the latest...seeks to refund money to about 200,000 borrowers, was announced Monday by the Federal...litigating the case."Countrywide hit borrowers who were behind on their mortgages with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-06-08/countrywide-borrowers-get-
'The Borrowers' return laughs

The Borrowers is a charming, whimsical family adventure...disappears from the freezer? Borrowing and Borrowers are the inventions of British author...but the charm comes in the way The Borrowers makes its world look like a timeless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/13/ent_222386.shtml
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Regulator bars Fannie, Freddie from reducing principal on mortgages for at-risk borrowers

...Freddie Mac from reducing principal for borrowers at risk of foreclosure, resisting pressure...The risks include as many as 19,000 borrowers strategically defaulting on their loans...reductions of principal for troubled borrowers would provide much-needed help to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-31/regulator-bars-fannie-fred
Average US 30-year mortgage rate edges up

...across the country at the beginning of each week. The average doesn't include extra fees, known as points, which most borrowers must pay to get the lowest rates. One point equals 1 percent of the loan amount.The average fee for a 30-year mortgage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-31/average-us-30-year-mortgag
US new home sales fall 1.6 percent in November

...recent years, roughly 8.7 million homeowners remain "underwater" on their mortgages. The continued decrease in underwater borrowers should eventually cause the number of listings and homes sold to increase.The median price for a home sold in November was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-23/us-new-home-sales-fall-16-
Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.80 percent

...the country between Monday and Wednesday each week. The average doesn't include extra fees, known as points, which most borrowers must pay to get the lowest rates. One point equals 1 percent of the loan amount.The average fee for a 30-year mortgage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/average-us-30-year-loan-ra
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

...will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and income under action...securities to provide information on borrowers' credit and income, the aim is to enable...by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers. The Fed also said that loans to borrowers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/sec-adopts-rules-loan-back
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveil lending rules to let more Americans buy homes with 3 percent down

...FHFA declined Monday to say how many borrowers might benefit from having a 3 percent...early as March 2015.It requires that borrowers earn less than an area's median income...companies don't directly make loans to borrowers. They buy mortgages from lenders, package...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-08/fannie-mae-and-freddie-mac
3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

...year, credit issuers and retailers roll out cards with special discounts and interest rate grace periods in a bid to woo borrowers. If you can't resist applying, be sure to read the fine print that spells out the limits on these perks, as well as circumstances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/3-tips-using-credit-wisely
Borrowers should consider costs and savings when refinancing

...from Freddie Mac, about 29 percent of borrowers who refinanced during the third quarter...During that period, about 68 percent of borrowers kept the same term as the loan that they...percent chose to lengthen their loan term.Borrowers who refinanced under the Home Affordable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-11-23/borrowers-sh