At issue is how the leasing or selling of gas and mineral rights could affect the value of the mortgaged property.

By Nancy • November 15, 2009, 9:15 pm

"The expected boom in natural gas leasing has some local lending institutions reconsidering their mortgage policies.

And local borrowers who stand to make a lot of money from leasing their potentially gas-rich properties to energy companies are concerned, lenders say.

"Our switc...

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