Banks across Massachusetts have been allegedly violating laws that guarantee certain protections to homeowners faced with foreclosure.

Although recent years have seen more intense scrutiny of mortgage lending and foreclosure practices, a new report from The Boston Globe reveals that many banks in Massachusetts are still infringing on very basic legal protections that homeowners are entitled to.

Boomerang buyers represent hope for families faced with foreclosure

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While home foreclosure is often feared as one of the worst things that can happen to a homeowner, a new trend of "boomerang buyers" is bringing hope to foreclosed families and giving them the chance to own their own house again.