Real Estate Terms

  1. Certificate Of Title

  2. Chain Of Title

  3. Chattel Mortgage

  4. Clear Title

  5. Closed-End Credit

  6. Closed-End Mortgage

  7. Closing Costs

  8. Closing Points

  9. Closing Statement

  10. Co-mortgagor

  11. Co-Tenancy Clause

  12. Collateral

  13. Collateralization

  14. Combination Loan

  15. Combined Statement

  16. Commercial Investment

  17. Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS)

  18. Commercial Property

  19. Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index Survey

  20. Commercial Real Estate

  21. Comparables

  22. Comparative Market Analysis

  23. Conditional Offer

  24. Condominium

  25. Condominium Fee

  26. Condotel

  27. Conduit Theory

  28. Conforming Loan

  29. Conforming Loan Limit

  30. Consolidated Mortgage Bond

  31. Constant Percent Prepayment

  32. Construction Interest Expense

  33. Construction Mortgage

  34. Contingency Clause

  35. Contraction Risk

  36. Contributory Value

  37. Conventional Mortgage

  38. Conversion Option

  39. Convertible ARM

  40. Conveyance

  41. Conveyance Tax

  42. Cost Approach

  43. Coterminous

  44. Counteroffer

  45. Credit Agreement

  46. Creditor

  47. Cross Collateralization

  48. Curb Appeal

  49. Current Index Value

  50. Debt Buyer

  51. Debt Deflation

  52. Debt Instrument

  53. Debt Service

  54. Decree Of Foreclosure And Sale

  55. Deed In Lieu Of Foreclosure

  56. Deed Of Reconveyance

  57. Deed Of Release

  58. Deed Of Surrender

  59. Default Probability

  60. Defeasance Clause

  61. Defect Of Record

  62. Defective Title

  63. Deferred Interest

  64. Deferred Interest Mortgage

  65. Deficiency Judgment

  66. Delinquent

  67. Delinquent Mortgage

  68. Demand Letter

  69. Depreciable Property

  70. Discount Points

  71. Discretionary ARM

  72. Distressed Borrower

  73. Distressed Sale

  74. Distribution Reinvestment

  75. Double Net Lease

  76. Down Payment

  77. DownREIT

  78. Drop

  79. Droplock Security

  80. Dry Closing

  81. Dry Loan

  82. Dual Apper

  83. Dual Index Mortgage

  84. Due-On-Sale Clause

  85. Dwarf

  86. Earnest Money

  87. Easement

  88. Effective Gross Income - EGI

  89. Emblements

  90. Encroachment

  91. Encumbrance

  92. End Loan

  93. Endowment Loan

  94. Energy Improvement Mortgage

  95. Equated Monthly Installment - EMI

  96. Equity

  97. Equity Takeout

  98. Escrow Agent

  99. Eviction

  100. Exclusive Listing

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