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With an ARM, rates will eventually change, and they do, it is referred to as the ______ date.

adjustment

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________ is the systematic repayment of a debt over a period of time.

Amortization

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The ______ (ADDI) provides funds to all fifty states and local participating jurisdictions that have a population of at least 150,000, or that will receive an allocation of at least $50,000 under the ADDI formula.

American Dream Down Payment Initiative

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A _________ payment is paid as a lump amount at the end of a specified term.

balloon

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The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul offer mortgage loans through their ______ Program, a joint effort between the two cities.

City Living

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The _________ (CASA) program is a first time homebuyer loan program that helps low to moderate income Minnesotans buy a home.

Community Activity Set Aside

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The _______ (MHFA) is an example of a state-sponsored program to help first-time homeowners whose income does not exceed an established amount purchase a home.

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

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A mortgage buy-down allows a seller or a buyer to pay _______ up front to have interest rates and monthly payments reduced for a period of time.

cash

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A/an _________ loan is a loan that "bridges" the gap between the purchase of a new home and the sale of the borrower's current home.

bridge

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_________ is a percentage rate expressed as an annual rate; the interest rate for a whole year rather than just a monthly fee/rate. It is the interest rate at which a borrower will need to repay in addition to the original money borrowed for the benefit of borrowing money.

APR or annual percentage rate

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There are two common forms of construction loans: those obtained by the ______ and those obtained by the buyer.

builder

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________ is a government-owned corporation operating within the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Ginnie Mae

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A/an ______ loan is when you borrow money against your home, in a lump sum for a one-time occasion.

home equity

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Hud-1 settlement statement is a document that provides an itemized listing of the ______ to be paid at clsing.

funds or costs

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The ______ ratio expresses the amount of a first mortgage lien as a percentage of the total appraised value of real property.

loan-to-value (LTV)

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Original Principal Balance is the _______ amount of the mortgage before any payments have been made.

original

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_______ is a term applied to a reference interest rate charged by banks.

Prime rate

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Principal balance, in regards to a mortgage or other debt instrument, is the amount ________ and owing to satisfy the payoff of the underlying obligation.

due

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________ is a type of debt account where the outstanding balance does not have to be paid in full every month by the borrower to the lender.

Revolving debt

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A secured loan is a loan in which the borrower pledges an ________ as collateral for the loan.

asset

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The federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA) requires lenders to disclose in writing the terms and ________ of a mortgage, including the annual percentage rate, or APR and other fees and charges.

conditions

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The _________ ratio is the lender's rule of thumb for determining a borrower's ability to pay.

qualifying or debt-to-income