March 16, 2008

Mortgage Woes Aren't All Alike

By Marcie Geffner - Inman News
In the rampant finger-pointing that has characterized the country's current mortgage crisis, homeowners have come in for their share of the blame. Indeed, much of the punditry and backyard-fence gossip has focused on the misguided financial decisions that landed so many people in troubles seemingly of their own devise.
But absent from the debate has the underlying and undeniable reality that not all of today's troubled homeowners landed in dire straits through the same poor choices. Rather, the degree of bad fortune versus self-inflicted misery varies just as much as the individual stories do.
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