Real Estate Terms

  1. Adjustment Index

  2. Alienation Clause

  3. Alligator Property

  4. Alt-A

  5. Alternative Mortgage Instrument

  6. Amortized Loan

  7. Amount Financed

  8. Annual Mortgage Statement

  9. Assumable Mortgage

  10. Assumption Clause

  11. Attornment

  12. Automated Underwriting

  13. Backlog

  14. Balloon Loan

  15. Balloon Payment

  16. Best Efforts Mortgage Lock

  17. Bi-Monthly Mortgage

  18. Bi-weekly Mortgage

  19. Blanket Mortgage

  20. Broker

  21. Broker Price Opinion - BPO

  22. Bullet Loan

  23. Bungalow

  24. Buy-Up

  25. Buydown

  26. Buyer's Market

  27. Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC

  28. Cap

  29. Capital Gain

  30. Capital Loss

  31. Capitalization Rate

  32. Cash-On-Cash Return

  33. Cash-Out Refinance

  34. Ceiling

  35. Chattel Mortgage

  36. Closed-End Credit

  37. Closing Costs

  38. Closing Statement

  39. Collateral

  40. Collateralization

  41. Combination Loan

  42. Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS)

  43. Commercial Property

  44. Commercial Real Estate

  45. Comparables

  46. Condominium

  47. Condotel

  48. Conduit Theory

  49. Conforming Loan

  50. Conforming Loan Limit

  51. Contraction Risk

  52. Contributory Value

  53. Conventional Mortgage

  54. Conversion Option

  55. Convertible ARM

  56. Conveyance

  57. Conveyance Tax

  58. Coterminous

  59. Counteroffer

  60. Credit Agreement

  61. Creditor

  62. Current Index Value

  63. Debt Deflation

  64. Debt Instrument

  65. Debt Service

  66. Deed In Lieu Of Foreclosure

  67. Deed Of Release

  68. Default Probability

  69. Deferred Interest

  70. Delinquent

  71. Discount Points

  72. Discretionary ARM

  73. Distressed Sale

  74. Distribution Reinvestment

  75. Down Payment

  76. Drop

  77. Dry Loan

  78. Dual Apper

  79. Dual Index Mortgage

  80. Dwarf

  81. Earnest Money

  82. Encumbrance

  83. End Loan

  84. Endowment Loan

  85. Energy Improvement Mortgage

  86. Equated Monthly Installment - EMI

  87. Equity

  88. Escrow Agent

  89. Existing Home Sales

  90. Extension Risk

  91. FHA Loan

  92. Fallout Risk

  93. Fannie Mae - Federal National Mortgage Association - FNMA

  94. Farmer Mac - Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation - FAMC

  95. Federal Home Loan Bank System - FHLB

  96. Finance Charge

  97. First Mortgage

  98. First-Time Home Buyer

  99. Fixed Interest Rate

  100. Fixed-Period ARM

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