The fair market value an appraiser assigns to a particular property, based on analysis of the property in question, and the market conditions in the area, and recent sales data of comparable homes in the area.
|Convertible ARM |
An adjustable-rate mortgage that can be converted to a fixed-rate mortgage under specified conditions.
A mortgage on which the interest rate is set for the term of the loan.
An examination performed by a title company of the public records, including court decisions, to disclose facts concerning the ownership of real estate. The title examiner prepares an Abstract and the title agent prepares a Binder but decisions regarding the legal sufficiency of title or questions requiring legal interpretation must be resolved by a licensed attorney at law.