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- pre-paid closing costs
- upfront expenses
- pre-paid items
- prepaid items
Definition of Pre-paid Expenses
- Recurring costs such as taxes, insurance, and interest that are paid at the time of closing. However, these costs cannot be financed. Also known as prepaid items or pre-paids.
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Roll In — Definition,
- To include certain closing costs, such as origination and settlement fees, in the mortgage.
- Closing Costs — Definition,
- The miscellaneous expenses involved in closing a real estate transaction that are over and above the purchase price. Some of the closing costs include title insurance, appraisal fee.
- Non-Recurring Closing Costs (NRCC) — Acronym,
➥ Non-recurring fees at closing are those that are paid once such as a property inspection or property appraisal fees. Recurring fees are those that are paid again and again such as property taxes, condo fees and property insurance.
- One-time fees paid at a real-estate settlement, including origination, appraisal, points, title insurance and credit report.
- Early Closing Cost Reimbursement — Definition,
- Some line-of-credit lenders waive underwriting costs when a line is opened in anticipation of future profits. If a line is then closed early, these institutions impose those fees retroactively.
- Appraisal Fee — Definition,
- What someone charges to deliver a professional opinion about how much a property is worth.
- Pre-paid Interest — Definition,
- Interest that a borrower pays before it is due, usually to save taxes.
- Assumption Fee — Definition,
- A lender's charge for updating records when a buyer takes responsibility for a mortgage from the seller.
- Closing — Definition,
- In real estate, the delivery of a deed, the payment of the purchase price, the signing of notes, and the paying of closing costs, which completes a real estate transaction.
- Legal Fees and Disbursements — Definition,
- Charges paid on your behalf by a solicitor that are in addition to professional costs.
- Contract — Definition,
- An agreement between two or more parties that can be enforced by law.
- Application Fee — Definition,
- What the lender charges to process the document in which a prospective borrower details his or her financial situation to qualify for a loan.