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Rental home prices rise at slower pace in August

WASHINGTON — U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities. Median rents rose a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent from a year ago, off from ...

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Late mortgage payments on rise again

NEW YORK — Late payments on mortgages ticked up in the last three months of 2011, the second straight quarter-to-quarter increase after nearly two years of steady decline. Credit reporting agency TransUnion said 6.01 percent of mortgage holders were behind ...

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Retail sales rise for sixth straight month

WASHINGTON — Americans spent more on autos, furniture and clothing at the start of the crucial holiday shopping season, boosting retail sales for a sixth straight month. Retail sales rose 0.2 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That’s ...

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Mortgage fraud incidents rose over last year

MIAMI — Incidents of residential mortgage fraud increased last year, a sign that scammers are still targeting the industry despite more diligent efforts to find and report such activity.

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