How is mortgage foreclosure law applied?


According to the mortgage law land or the interest of land is transferred as security for a home loan. Mortgaging is the most common way of providing funds for a real estate purchase. Mortgage foreclosure law applies when for some reason debt is accelerated and is due in full.

A mortgagor is the party who borrows money using real estate property as collateral.

A mortgagee is the lender, the financer of the loan.

Generally, a mortgage is paid off with monthly payments including principal and interest on the amount borrowed. If installments are forfeited, foreclosure is next in the line - the mortgage balance becomes due, or as stated in a demand clause.

Mortgage foreclosure law depends on the state. Two common processes will usually take on - judicial foreclosure or power of sale foreclosure. In many cases the foreclosure law will try to avoid foreclosure and allow for becoming current on very late payments.

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