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Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty

Terrorism insurance program thrown into uncertainty

The renewal of a federal program that provides a backstop for property insurers in the event of a terror...

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What’s at stake for homeowners in Congress’ lame duck session

Though the news spotlight has been on the presidential debates and the November 6 elections, a more pressing personal...

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In address, Obama urges Congress to pass new housing legislation

The U.S. housing market is “healing,” but more action is needed before it can be given a clean bill...

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Congress weighs mortgage relief extension

Here’s some encouraging news for financially stressed homeowners across the country: The Senate Finance Committee approved a bipartisan bill before heading home for summer recess that would extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act...

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Home write-offs: an endangered species?

If you take mortgage interest tax deductions, the next 100 days could have significant financial implications for you, thanks to Congress’ new federal debt ceiling plan. Though the compromise legislation itself involved no new...

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Turning green over homeowner tax credits

Can the Internal Revenue Service handle tax credit programs that pump out billions of dollars to homeowners and buyers? A new federal investigation on home energy tax credits suggests the answer may be: not...

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