A mortgage loan in which the interest rate remains the same for the life of the loan.
An agreement to temporarily suspend or reduce monthly mortgage payments for a specific period of time. The mortgage company will then postpone legal action when a homeowner is delinquent. A forbearance is usually granted when a homeowner makes satisfactory arrangements to bring the overdue mortgage payments up to date. Learn more about Forbearance
The legal process by which a property may be sold and the proceeds of the sale applied to the mortgage debt. A foreclosure occurs when the loan becomes delinquent because payments have not been made or when the homeowner is in default for a reason other than the failure to make timely mortgage payments. Learn more about Foreclosure
Steps by which the mortgage company works with the homeowner to find a permanent solution to resolve an existing or impending loan delinquency.