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PREPAYMENT CLAUSE

A clause in a trust deed that allows a lender to collect a certain percentage of a loan as a penalty for an early payoff.

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ASSEMBLAGE

Putting several smaller, less valuable parcels together under one ownership to increase value of total property.

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UTILITY VALUE

The usefulness of the property.

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APPRAISAL

An estimate or opinion of value supported by factual information as of a certain date.

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T-INTERSECTION LOT

A lot that is fronted head-on by a street. The noise and the glare from the headlights may be detractors from this type of lot.

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COST

Represents expenses in money, labor, material, or sacrifices in acquiring or producing something.

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CUL-DE-SAC

A lot on a dead-end street.

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VALUE

The power of goods or services to command other goods in exchange for the present worth of future benefits arising from ownership.

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MARKETABLE TITLE

Good or clear salable title reasonably free from risk of litigation over possible defects.

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ESCROW HOLDER

An independent third party legally bound to carry out the written provisions of an escrow agreement; sometimes called an escrow agent; A neutral, bonded third party who is a dual agent for the principals.

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SECURITY INTEREST

The interest of a creditor (lender) in the property of a debtor (borrower).

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MORTGAGE LOAN DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

A statement that informs the buyer of all charges and expenses related to a particular loan.

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ACTUAL DEPRECIATION

That depreciation occurring as a result of physical, functional, or economic forces that cause loss in value to a building.

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BOOK DEPRECIATION

An accounting concept which refers to an allowance taken to provide for recovery of invested capital.

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SWING LOAN

A short-term loan used to enable the purchaser of a new property to buy that property on the strength of the equity from the property the purchaser is now selling.

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BALLOON PAYMENT

Under an installment loan, a final payment that is substantially larger than the other payments and repays the debt in full.

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SUBORDINATION CLAUSE

A clause in which the holder of a trust deed permits a subsequent loan to take priority.

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TRUTH IN LENDING ACT (REGULATION Z)

A federal law that requires borrowers to be informed about the cost of borrowing money.

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LAND CONTRACT

A contract for the sale of real property in which the seller gives up possession but retains the title until the purchase price is paid in full; also known as a contract of sale or agreement of sale.

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ACCELERATION CLAUSE

A clause in the loan document describing certain events that would cause the entire loan to be due.

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CONTRACT FOR DEED

A contract for the sale of real property in which the seller gives up possession of the property but retains title until the total of the purchase price is paid off.

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SUBJECT TO CLAUSE

A buyer takes over the existing loan payments but assumes no personal liability for the loan.

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HOMEOWNER EQUITY LOAN

A cash loan made against the equity in the borrower's home.

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OPEN END LOAN

A loan in which the borrower is given a limit up to which may be borrowed, with each advance secured by the same trust deed.

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VENDOR

The seller under a contract of sale (land contract).