JPMorgan Removes Lending Barriers in Booming Markets

JPMorgan Removes Lending Barriers in Booming Markets

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As the economy rebounds and home values climb at about the fastest pace since 2006, lenders including the largest, Wells Fargo & Co., JPMorgan, Bank of America Corp., and mortgage insurers are easing the tightest credit conditions in two decades, lifting restrictions put in place after the worst real estate bust since the Great Depression.