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Glossary of Terms - D

To better understand some of the industry terms and technical language used during the process of borrowing money for real estate purchases, search our glossary index. You will be talking the talk with one of our mortgage professionals in no time! If you still have questions, contact us.

Deed

A legal written document by which title to property is transferred.

Default

Failure to fulfill the terms as agreed to in the mortgage of note.

Down Payment

The difference between the sale price of a property and the mortgage amount.

Due-On-Sale

A clause in a mortgage which gives the lender the right to require immediate repayment of a mortgage balance if the property changes hands.


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