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Virginians Have Trouble Tracking Whom They Owe For Mortgages

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In Virginia, complaints about rushed foreclosures and confusing interactions with banks have prompted bipartisan legislation to change mortgage-related practices. As Anne Marie Morgan reports, state lawmakers are learning that homeowners and localities often don't know who owns mortgages.

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