**Business / Real Estate / Equalization Factor:** A factor (number) by which the assessed value of a property is multiplied to arrive at a value for the property that is in line with statewide tax assessments. The ad valorem tax would be based on this adjusted value.

**Factor Adjective Synonyms**: constituent, ingredient, element, part, particular, piece, component, circumstance, consideration, aspect, fact, influence, determinant, cause

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Business / Real Estate / Equalization: In some jurisdictions, when it is necessary to correct inequalities in state wide tax assessments, an equalization factor is used to achieve uniformity. An equalization factor may be applied to raise MORE

Business / Finance / Pool Factor: The outstanding principal balance divided by the original principal balance with the result expressed as a decimal. Pool factors are published monthly by the Bond Buyer newspaper for Ginnie Mae, Fanni MORE

Business / Finance / One-Factor APT: A special case of the arbitrage pricing theory that is derived from the one-factor model by using diversification and arbitrage. It shows that the expected return on any risky asset is a linear functi MORE

Technology / Home Audio / Power Factor: The ratio of the total power in watts (resistive load) to the total apparent power in voltamperes (VA) (reactive load). The difference between watts and VA is due to reactive load impedance. Apparent MORE

Life Style / Adoption / Protective Factors: Strengths and resources that appear to mediate or serve as a 'buffer' against risk factors that contribute to vulnerability to maltreatment or against the negative effects of maltreatment experiences. MORE

Business / Construction / R Factor Or Value: A measure of a materials resistance to the passage of heat. New homewalls are usually insulated with 4' of batt insulation with an R value of R-13, and a ceiling insulation of R-30. MORE