Mortgages and Financing a House Purchase

This script explains term of mortgage, amortization period, types of mortgage and other ways to finance a house purchase.

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mortgage, financing, equity, mortgagor and mortgagee, amortization period, term of mortgage, prepayment privilege, assumable mortgage, portable mortgage, cash to mortgage, vendor-take-back mortgage, agreement for sale, mortgage broker
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