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Buyers should comparison shop for a mortgage
Survey: Many buyers pay too much for a mortgage. Some even lose homes when unexpected fees come due.Â Read more.
Fannie ups options for surrendering deed
Owners have new options, including ability to mail in deed and live in house a few months. New name: mortgage release.Â Read more.
Rate on 30-year mortgage ticks up to 3.32%
Rate remains close to last week's all-time-low record of 3.31%, however. Experts predict little change over short term.Â Read more.
Citizens Ins. agents to sell other providers
Fla.-owned insurer pres. says it's "worst coverage in marketplace" but also cheapest, so homeowners prefer it.Â Read more.
Worker shortage hurts construction industry
Many laborers lost jobs during recession and changed occupations. Now a labor shortage could slow Fla. rebound.Â Read more.
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2012 hurricane season ends at midnight
Storms doused parts of Fla. and disrupted Republican convention, but state again squeaks through relatively unscathed.Â Read more.
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