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Westport man guilty of fraud

A federal jury found a Westport man guilty of fraudulently submitting false information on mortgage applications totaling $3.5 million.

Mortgage rates hit new low

The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is at an all-time low of 3.4 percent.

Blumenthal warns FHFA

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke out against plans by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to hike fees on Connecticut borrowers.

Mortgage funds received faster than expected

More Connecticut borrowers are seeing mortgage relief faster than expected since the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement was reached in April.

Report: Murphy faced foreclosure action

Chase initiated foreclosure proceedings on a Cheshire home of U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy in 2007, according to the Hartford Courant.

Conn. homeowners get $65m in settlement

Between March and June, more than 1,000 Connecticut homeowners received mortgage relief under a $25 billion settlement.

Fed: Modest growth this summer

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported modest growth this summer.

Distressed buyers make Valhalla move

New Jersey investors in defaulted commercial mortgages have acquired a 100,000-square-foot office building in Valhalla.

Conn. outlines mortgage settlement

Connecticut will help homeowners with its share of the proceeds from a national mortgage settlement.

Hanging on to home

A Westchester bankruptcy law firm expands its business to reach homeowners struggling with mortgage payments.

Jepsen’s focus turns to investors

Following February’s $25 billion mortgage settlement, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is going after the credit rating agencies.

States sues banks over foreclosure practices

New York’s attorney general sues bank lenders and an electronic mortgage registry company for fraudulent foreclosure filings.

More foreclosures, more reluctance to lend

As foreclosure list grows, fear of lending to borrowers increases.