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 (môr′gĭ-jôr′, môr′gĭ-jər) also mort·gag·er (môr′gĭ-jər)
One that mortgages property, usually the nominal owner entitled to use of the property.
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(ˈmɔːɡɪdʒə; ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒɔː) or


(Law) property law a person who borrows money by mortgaging his or her property to the lender as security
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or mort•gag•er

(ˈmɔr gə dʒər)

a person who mortgages property.
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a person who mortgages property or gives the property as security; the borrower in a mortgage transaction.
See also: Property and Ownership
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortgagor - the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid; "we became mortgagors when the bank accepted our mortgage and loaned us the money to buy our new home"
debitor, debtor - a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
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[ˈmɔːrgɪdʒər] nemprunteur/euse m/f (sur hypothèque)mortice lock [ˈmɔːrtɪslɒk] nserrure f encastrée
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nHypothekenschuldner(in) m(f)
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[ˈmɔːgɪdʒəʳ] ndebitore m ipotecario
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A low-cost mortgagor,(6) M, has (counterpart) funds equal to the value of his/her mortgage, invested elsewhere at a rate higher than the cost of the mortgage.(7) Credit is tight, and the current mortgage rate, in the market is not only higher than his/her own mortgage rate, but also higher than the return on M's investment.
To minimize this tax, consequences must be discussed regarding the transfer of real property to a lender pursuant to a) a mortgage foreclosure, b) deed in lieu of foreclosure, c) Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan of reorganization of the mortgagor, and d) transfer of the equity interests in the debtor entity.
"However, Massachusetts law requires that the paragraph 22 notice given to the mortgagor be accurate and not deceptive note the possible difference between the two concepts and the Supreme Judicial Court has made clear that inaccuracy or deceptive character can be fatal.
The loan and Real Estate Mortgage were made pursuant to the Special Power of Attorney purportedly executed by Guia, the registered owner of Lot 3-C, in favor of the mortgagor, Ed.
The owner of the property (mortgagor) continues to receive the rentals and other proceeds being generated from the property;
* the mortgagor has a construction licence issued by a competent authority.
Completion Bond: A bond furnished by a mortgagor to guarantee completion of construction.
Under the ordinance, mediation is required prior to all foreclosures of residential property in which the mortgagor or the mortgagor's family resides.
On another aspect of bank operations, according to the association president, IIAANY has begun to document instances in which mortgagees have insured the property and passed along the cost to the mortgagor, often as part of the monthly payment.
4) The obligation of a mortgagor to make payment to the mortgage holder;