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Tangle of loans feeds foreclosure crisis

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The cost of caring for their disabled son Stephen II has added to the financial squeeze on Stephen and Kim Martinelli of Lawrence. An adjustable-rate mortgage increased their monthly payments by $900 over the past year. The cost of caring for their disabled son Stephen II has added to the financial squeeze on Stephen and Kim Martinelli of Lawrence. An adjustable-rate mortgage increased their monthly payments by $900 over the past year. (BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)
By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / July 31, 2007

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Each month, Stephen and Kim Martinelli sent their mortgage payment to Chase Home Finance, and when they fell behind, it was Chase that launched foreclosure proceedings, with an auction of their Lawrence home scheduled for later this week. (Full article: 1051 words)

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