LOS ANGELES - One of China's largest developers plans to build a $125 million apartment and shopping complex in Hollywood, marking the expansion of mainland Chinese builders in the Los Angeles area beyond downtown and Beverly Hills.
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Big changes are planned for how homebuyers finance their mortgages, and that almost certainly means that closings will take longer. In some cases, closings that now speed through in 30 days probably will require at least 60 days.