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March 17, 2000 | STANLEY HOLMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Microsoft Corp. and several major lenders announced a joint venture Thursday that they hope will streamline the approval of mortgage loans and shave thousands of dollars off the cost of buying a home. Microsoft will fold its current HomeAdvisor.com Web site into a new venture called HomeAdvisor Technologies Inc. The joint venture will include some of the nation's leading lenders, including Freddie Mac, Chase Manhattan, Norwest Mortgage, Bank of America and GMAC-Residential Funding.
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March 17, 2000 | STANLEY HOLMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Microsoft Corp. and several major lenders announced a joint venture Thursday that they hope will streamline the approval of mortgage loans and shave thousands of dollars off the cost of buying a home. Microsoft will fold its current HomeAdvisor.com Web site into a new venture called HomeAdvisor Technologies Inc. The joint venture will include some of the nation's leading lenders, including Freddie Mac, Chase Manhattan, Norwest Mortgage, Bank of America and GMAC-Residential Funding.
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March 16, 2000 | From Associated Press
Microsoft Corp. plans to spin off its HomeAdvisor.com Web venture, a home buying and mortgage site currently part of the Microsoft Network. Microsoft would retain majority control of the new company, to be called HomeAdvisor Technologies Inc. Other shareholders and partners in the venture include Freddie Mac, Chase Manhattan Corp., GMAC-Residential Funding Corp. and Norwest Mortgage. Microsoft was expected to announce the move today.
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