Buydowns

Mortgages in which monthly payments consist of principal and interest, with portions of these payments during the early period of the loan being provided by a third party to reduce the borrower's monthly payments. The New York Times Financial Glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Buydown — A mortgage financing technique with which the buyer attempts to obtain a lower interest rate for at least the first few years of the mortgage, but possibly its entire life. The builder or seller or the property usually provides payments to the… …   Investment dictionary

  • Alternative Mortgage Instrument — A broad category of mortgages that vary from fixed rate, fully amortizing mortgages in terms of amortization schedules, interest rate structure and payment options. These mortgages often make it easier for individuals to purchase real estate by… …   Investment dictionary

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