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Glossary of Terms - O

To better understand some of the industry terms and technical language used during the process of borrowing money for real estate purchases, search our glossary index. You will be talking the talk with one of our mortgage professionals in no time! If you still have questions, contact us.

Offer to Purchase

A written proposal to buy a piece of real estate that becomes binding when accepted by the seller. Also called a sales contract.

Origination Fee

A fee charged for the work involved in the evaluation preparation and submission of a proposed mortgage loan.

Owner Financing

A purchase in which the seller provides all or part of the financing.


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