Real Estate Terms

  1. 100% Mortgage

  2. 125% Loan

  3. 2-1 Buydown

  4. 2/28 Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - 2/28 ARM

  5. 3-2-1 Buydown

  6. 3/27 Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - 3/27 ARM

  7. 48-Hour Rule

  8. 5-1 Hybrid Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - 5-1 Hybrid ARM

  9. 5-6 Hybrid Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - 5-6 Hybrid ARM

  10. 80-10-10 Mortgage

  11. Ability To Repay

  12. Absentee Landlord

  13. Absentee Owner

  14. Absolute Auction

  15. Absolute Title

  16. Absorption Rate

  17. Abstract Of Title

  18. ABX index

  19. Accelerated Amortization

  20. Acceleration Clause

  21. Acquisition Fee

  22. Acquittance

  23. Active Tranche

  24. Ad Valorem Tax

  25. Add-On Factor

  26. Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - ARM

  27. Adjustment Date

  28. Adjustment Frequency

  29. Adjustment Index

  30. Adjustment Interval

  31. Adverse Possession

  32. Affidavit Of Title

  33. After-Acquired Collateral

  34. Agency MBS Purchase

  35. Alienation Clause

  36. All-Cash Deal

  37. All-In-One Mortgage

  38. Alligator Property

  39. Alt-A

  40. Alternative Mortgage Instrument

  41. Alternative Mortgage Transaction Parity Act - AMTPA

  42. Amortization Schedule

  43. Amortized Loan

  44. Amount Financed

  45. Annual Cap

  46. Annual Mortgage Statement

  47. Appraisal Costs

  48. Appraisal Management Company - AMC

  49. ARM Index

  50. ARM Margin

  51. Assignor

  52. Assumable Mortgage

  53. Assumption Clause

  54. Attornment

  55. Automated Underwriting

  56. Automated Valuation Model - AVM

  57. Backlog

  58. Bait And Switch

  59. Balloon Loan

  60. Balloon Mortgage

  61. Balloon Payment

  62. Bank-Owned Property

  63. BBA Mortgage Approvals

  64. Beginning Market Value (BMV)

  65. Below Market Interest Rate - BMIR

  66. Beneficial Interest

  67. Best And Final Offer

  68. Best Efforts Mortgage Lock

  69. Betterment Insurance

  70. Bi-Monthly Mortgage

  71. Bi-weekly Mortgage

  72. Bidding War

  73. Big Ticket Item

  74. Bird Dog

  75. Biweekly Mortgage

  76. Blanket Mortgage

  77. Broker

  78. Broker Price Opinion - BPO

  79. Broker's Open House

  80. Building And Loan Associaiton

  81. Bullet Loan

  82. Bungalow

  83. Buy-Up

  84. Buydown

  85. Buyer's Market

  86. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  87. Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  88. Canadian Rollover Mortgage

  89. Cap

  90. Capital Gain

  91. Capital Loss

  92. Capitalization Rate

  93. Capitalized Cost Reduction

  94. Capped Rate

  95. Captive Real Estate Investment Trust

  96. Cash Available For Distribution - CAD

  97. Cash Equity

  98. Cash-On-Cash Return

  99. Cash-Out Refinance

  100. Ceiling

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