Draw Period

Definition

  • On a line of credit, the draw period is the fixed time when a borrower can make withdrawals from the account. Once the draw period expires, borrowers may be able to renew the credit line or may be required to pay the outstanding balance in full, or over time.

Synonyms
accessible funds, extraction period, take out period, pull out

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Credit Line Definition,
    • The maximum money amount available in an open-end credit arrangement such as a credit card or overdraft protection.
  • Line of Credit (LOC) Acronym,
    • A commitment by a financial institution to lend up to a specified maximum amount to a customer during a specified period of time.
  • Repayment Period Definition,
    • In a home equity line of credit, that portion of the life of the loan that follows the draw period. During the repayment period, the borrower cannot take out any more money, but must pay down the loan.
  • Standby Commitment Definition,
    • A commitment from a lender to make a loan in a specified period of time on specified terms with the understanding that the borrower will not likely draw down the funds.
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