|Cash Out Refinance|
A mortgage loan that allows the borrower to pay off an existing debt and obtain excess money from the equity of their home for payment of closing costs and additional funds for personal needs (i.e., college tuition, home improvement, remodel home, purchase automobile and etc).
When a mortgage is written with a monthly payment that is less than required to satisfy the note rate, the unpaid interest is deferred by adding it to the loan balance.
Mortgage payments that include only interest. No loan amortization occurs and, thus, the homeowner does not accrue any equity (unless the home value increases).
|Reverse Annuity Mortgage (RAM)|
A form of mortgage in which the lender makes periodic payments to the borrower using the borrower's equity in the home as Satisfaction of Mortgage: The document issued by the mortgagee when the mortgage loan is paid in full. Also called a release of mortgage.