Two New York banks expanding in home lending along the East Coast announced Monday that they had bought additional mortgage offices.

Long Island Bancorp, Melville, said it had purchased two mortgage offices - in North Carolina and Pennsylvania - from Fleet Financial Group. And New York City-based Sterling Bancorp said it had acquired a company that operates three offices in the metropolitan area - two on Long Island, east of the city, and one in Westchester County, to the north.

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