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Mortgages and home loans glossary and terms

With so many terms used during typical mortgage loans applications sometimes its difficult to know.
With the help of our financial glossary of terms, you can research at your own pace so that you can select the loan that fits your needs:

 

 

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  • Acceleration
  • Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)
  • Adjustment Interval
  • Amortization
  • Amortization Term
  • Annual Percentage Rate (APR)
  • Application Fee
  • Appraisal
  • Appraisal Report
  • Assessment
  • Assumption

     

     

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  • Balloon Payment
  • Blanket Mortgage
  • Borrower (Mortgagor)
  • Broker
  • Buy-down

     

     

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  • Caps (interest)
  • Caps (payment)
  • Cash Flow
  • Cash Out
  • Ceiling
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Certificate of Reasonable Value (CRV)
  • Certificate of Title
  • Certificate of Veteran Status
  • Closing
  • Closing Costs
  • Collateral
  • Combined Loan to Value
  • Commitment
  • Construction Loan
  • Contract Sale or Deed
  • Conventional Loan
  • Credit History
  • Credit Limit
  • Credit Report
  • Credit Repository

     

     

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  • Debt
  • Debt Service
  • Debt-to-Income Ratio
  • Deed of Trust
  • Default
  • Deferred interest
  • Delinquency
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Discount Points (or Points)
  • Down Payment
  • Due on Sale Clause

     

     

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  • Earnest Money
  • Effective Interest Rate
  • Encumbrance
  • Entitlement
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
  • Equity
  • Escrow

     

     

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  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Farmers Home Administration (FmHA)
  • Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), Freddie Mac
  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
  • Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), Fannie Mae
  • FHA Loan
  • FHA mortgage insurance
  • FHLMC
  • FICO score
  • First Mortgage
  • Fixed Rate Mortgage
  • Flood Insurance
  • FNMA
  • Foreclosure

     

     

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  • Good Faith Estimate
  • Grace Period
  • Graduated Payment Mortgage (GPM)
  • Gross Income

     

     

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  • Hazard Insurance
  • Home Equity Line of Credit
  • Home Equity Loan
  • Housing Expenses-to-Income Ratio
  • HUD I Settlement Statement

     

     

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  • Impound
  • Index
  • Interest Rate
  • Interim Financing
  • Investor

     

     

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  • Jumbo Loan

     

     

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  • Lender
  • Lien
  • Loan-to-Value Ratio

     

     

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  • Margin
  • Market Value
  • Minimum Payment
  • MIP (Mortgage Insurance Premium)
  • Mortgage
  • Mortgage Insurance
  • Mortgage Loan
  • Mortgagee
  • Mortgagor

     

     

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  • Negative Amortization
  • Net Effective Income
  • Non Assumption Clause
  • Note

     

     

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  • Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)
  • Origination Fee

     

     

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  • Permanent Loan
  • PITI
  • Power of Attorney
  • Prepaid Expenses
  • Prepayment
  • Prepayment Penalty
  • Primary Mortgage Market
  • Principal
  • Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)

     

     

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  • Qualifying Ratios

     

     

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  • Rate
  • Realtor
  • Recision
  • Recording Fees
  • Refinance
  • Renegotiable Rate Mortgage
  • RESPA
  • Reverse Annuity Mortgage (RAM)
  • Right to Rescission

     

     

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  • Second Mortgage
  • Secondary Mortgage Market
  • Security Interest
  • Servicing a Loan
  • Shared Appreciation Mortgage (SAM)
  • Simple Interest
  • Survey
  • Sweat Equity

     

     

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  • Title
  • Title Insurance
  • Title Search
  • Total Debt Ratio
  • Truth-In-Lending Act
  • Two-Step Mortgage

     

     

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  • Underwriting
  • Usury

     

     

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  • VA Mortgage Funding Fee
  • Variable Rate
  • Variable Rate Mortgage (VRM)
  • Verification of Deposit (VOD)
  • Verification of Employment (VOE)

     

     

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  • Warehouse Fee
  • Wraparound mortgage

     

     

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