Mortgage Acceleration Clause

Definition

  • A provision or clause in a loan agreement that allows a lender to demand full payment of the loan balance under certain circumstances. Such circumstances can include the sale of the property, loan default, or mortgage refinancing. This clause is not commonly used in Canada or by Canadian lenders.

Synonyms
stipulation, full payback clause, motion to be paid, provision requiring full payment, fine print

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Acceleration Clause Definition,
    • A provision within a document that explains how the lender expects payment for a loan, in due haste.
  • Assumption Clause Definition,
    • A provision in a mortgage contract that allows a buyer to take responsibility for the loan from the seller.
  • Debt Consolidation Definition,
    • The replacement of multiple loans with a single loan, often with a lower monthly payment and a longer repayment period. It's also called a consolidation loan. CanEquity has access to Canada's best debt consolidation products, for more info about debt consolidation see our debt consolidation page.
  • Default Definition,
    • When a borrower fails to fulfill the obligations of a loan or lease.
  • Power of Sale Definition,
    • The right of a mortgagee to force the sale of the property without judicial proceedings should default occur.
  • Refinance Definition,
    • To arrange a new loan for an increased amount or better terms whereby the old loan is paid off from the proceeds of the new loan.
  • Refinancing Definition,
    • The act of paying off one mortgage with another mortgage to take advantage of lower interest rates. Refinancing is also used to transform equity into cash for vacations, home improvements, or for consolidating debt.
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