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A provision in a mortgage or deed of trust that allows the lender to demand immediate payment of the balance of the mortgage if the mortgage holder sells the home.

Down payment

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The portion of the home’s purchase price the buyer pays in cash.


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A legal document conveying ownership of property.

Debt-To-Income (DTI) Ratio

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The ratio of monthly debt payments to monthly gross income. Lenders use a housing DTI ratio (house payment divided by monthly income) and a total DTI ratio (total debt payments including the house payment divided [...]


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Failure to make payments on time. This can lead to foreclosure.

Deferred Interest

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When a mortgage is written with a monthly payment that is less than required to satisfy the note rate, the unpaid interest is deferred by adding it to the loan balance.


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Failure to meet legal obligations in a contract, specifically, failure to make the monthly payments on a mortgage.

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