Real Estate Terms

  1. Maximum Loan Amount

  2. MBS Pool Number

  3. McMansion

  4. Meander Line

  5. Military Clause

  6. Mineral Rights

  7. Minimum Down Payment

  8. Mismatch

  9. Modified Gross Lease

  10. Month-To-Month Tenancy

  11. Monthly Treasury Average Index - MTA Index

  12. Moratorium

  13. Mortgage

  14. Mortgage Accelerator

  15. Mortgage Allocations

  16. Mortgage Application

  17. Mortgage Banker

  18. Mortgage Bankers Association - MBA

  19. Mortgage Bankers Association's National Delinquency Survey - NDS

  20. Mortgage Bond

  21. Mortgage Broker

  22. Mortgage Cash Flow Obligation - MCFO

  23. Mortgage Company

  24. Mortgage Constant

  25. Mortgage Credit Certificates

  26. Mortgage Electronic Registration System - MERS

  27. Mortgage Equity Withdrawal

  28. Mortgage Equity Withdrawal - MEW

  29. Mortgage Excess Servicing

  30. Mortgage Fallout

  31. Mortgage Forbearance Agreement

  32. Mortgage Fraud

  33. Mortgage Index

  34. Mortgage Insurance

  35. Mortgage Interest

  36. Mortgage Interest Deduction

  37. Mortgage Life Insurance

  38. Mortgage Modification

  39. Mortgage Originator

  40. Mortgage Par Rate

  41. Mortgage Participation Certificate

  42. Mortgage Pipeline

  43. Mortgage Pool

  44. Mortgage Putback

  45. Mortgage Rate

  46. Mortgage Rate Lock

  47. Mortgage Rate Lock Deposit

  48. Mortgage Rate Lock Float Down

  49. Mortgage Recast

  50. Mortgage Revenue Bond - MRB

  51. Mortgage Servicing Rights - MSR

  52. Mortgage Short Sale

  53. Mortgage Subsidy Bond

  54. Mortgage Suitability

  55. Mortgage-Backed Note

  56. Mortgage-Backed Revenue Bond

  57. Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS)

  58. Mortgagee

  59. Mortgagor

  60. Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

  61. Murabaha

  62. Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund

  63. National Association Of Mortgage Brokers - NAMB

  64. National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT

  65. National Housing Act

  66. Negative Amortization

  67. Negative Equity

  68. Negative Points

  69. Net Acres

  70. Net Lease

  71. NINJA Loan

  72. No Cash-Out Refinance

  73. No Documentation Mortgage - No Doc

  74. No Income / No Asset Mortgage - NINA

  75. No-Appraisal Loan

  76. No-Appraisal Mortgage

  77. No-Appraisal Refinancing

  78. No-Cost Mortgage

  79. No-Fee Mortgage

  80. No-Ratio Mortgage

  81. Non-Amortizing Loan

  82. Non-Owner Occupied

  83. Non-Recourse Expense

  84. Non-REO Foreclosure

  85. Non-Traded REIT

  86. Nonconforming Mortgage

  87. Nondisturbance Clause

  88. Nonfinancial Asset

  89. Nonperforming Asset

  90. Nontraditional Mortgages

  91. Normal Wear-And-Tear

  92. Notice Of Default

  93. Notice Of Non-Responsibility

  94. Occupancy Rate

  95. Odd-Days Interest

  96. Offset Mortgage

  97. One Percent Rule

  98. Opco

  99. Open House

  100. Open Listing

Hot Definitions
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    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
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    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
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    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
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    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  5. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
  6. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
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