Mortgage rate

The interest rate on a mortgage loan. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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mortgage rate UK US noun [C] FINANCE
the rate of interest that someone pays to borrow money using a mortgage: »

Britain's biggest home loan lender yesterday raised its standard mortgage rate.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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