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    19 March 2014
    Do surviving spouses have the right to remain in a home after the death of the primary borrower on a reverse mortgage? A hearing this week before a U.S.District Court could clarify the matter.
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    19 February 2014
    More homeowners are undertaking remodeling projects than they were one year ago, while home equity lending has been on the rise as well.
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    13 February 2014
    Recent changes in federal rules that make it more difficult for seniors to get a reverse mortgage are meant, in part, to protect seniors from themselves, experts say.
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    1 February 2014
    Home equity loans appear to be getting tougher to get, even as banks are easing credit for most other types of credit, according to a new analysis by the federal Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC).
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    14 January 2014
    U.S.home values have returned to roughly the same levels they were at in early 2005, near the peak of the housing boom, bringing millions of formerly underwater homeowners back to positive equity, according to new government figures.
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    27 November 2013
    For Jeff Wilson, taking out a $50,000 home equity loan to winterize and expand his Ohio home was a no-brainer.
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    26 November 2013
    A new mortgage crisis, this one in home equity loans, could be brewing as payments are due to rise sharply for borrowers who took out such loans during the years of the housing bubble.
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    12 June 2013
    The number of homeowners with underwater mortgages continues to fall, with another 850,000 mortgages returning to positive equity in the first quarter of the year.
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    20 March 2013
    The number of homeowners with underwater mortgages continued to shrink in the fourth quarter of last year, although at a modest pace.
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    9 February 2013
    Wondering if you can qualify for a home equity loan? Recent indications suggest that second mortgages are on the rebound, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're easier to get.
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    11 April 2008
    Home equity loans are a popular option for borrowing money, but they aren't always the right choice.Here are three alternatives.
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