Mortgage REIT

Business / Finance / Mortgage REIT: An REIT that invests in loans secured by real estate that derives income from mortgage interest and fees.

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Business / Finance / Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT): REITs invest in real estate or loans secured by real estate and issue shares in such investments. A REIT is similar to a closed-end mutual fund. MORE

Mortgagee

Business / Construction / Mortgagee: The lender who makes the mortgage loan. MORE

Mortgagees Title Insurance

Business / Real Estate / Mortgagees Title Insurance: An insurance policy protecting the lender for the amount of the loan in the event of a future title dispute. MORE

Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS)

Business / Real Estate / Mortgage-Backed Security (MBS): A security guaranteed by pools of mortgages and used to channel funds from securities markets to housing markets. Ginnie Mae has a popular MBS program recognized for its low risk and high yield. The G MORE

Mortgage-Backed Security

Business / Taxes / Mortgage-Backed Security: Mortgage-backed securities are created when the sponsor buys up mortgages from lenders, pools them, and packages them for sale to the public, a process known as securitization. The securities are avai MORE

Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)

Business / Finance / Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS): Investment instruments backed by a pool of mortgage loans. MORE

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