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Mortgages and Financing a Home Purchase

Mortgages and Financing a Home Purchase

Almost everyone who buys a home borrows money to pay for it. Doing so involves giving the lender a “charge” against the home. Learn what’s involved in getting a mortgage.

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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, Dial-A-Law