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what is mortgage?

is voluntary lien on real estate


who is mortgagor?

the borrower, pledges the land to the lender


what is title theory state?

the mortgagor actually gives legal title to the mortgage and retains equitable title. legal returned to the mortgagor when the debt is paid in full. In theory the lender hold the title until the debt is paid.


what is lien theory?

the mortgagor holds both legal and equitable tile. the mortgagee simple has lien on the property


what is intermediate mortgage?

based on the principles of title theory states but still requiring the mortgagee to formally foreclose to obtain legal title


what is defeasance clause?

which stipulates that such title must be fully recovered, or released back, to the mortgagor at the time dept is repaid in full.


what is acceleration clause?

asking for the loan to be paid in full based on the borrowers have broken the original promise to repay regular payment


what is hypothecation clause?

in the mortgage lending practice, a borrow is required to pledge specific real property as security for the loan. the debtors retains the right of possession and control, while the creditor receives an underlying equatable right in pledged property. the right to foreclose on the pledge property in the even a borrower defaults is contained in security agreement, such as mortgage or deed trust.