Key terms

While working with your mortgage company, it’s important to understand the mortgage terms that may be used so you can have a better (and easier) discussion with your mortgage company.

Loan-to-Value (LTV)

Loan to value is a calculation frequently used by mortgage companies when qualifying borrowers for a mortgage. It is calculated by dividing the mortgage balance by the home’s current market value. Click here to calculate your LTV

Loss Mitigation

When the homeowner and the mortgage company are working together to determine the appropriate option/workout solution to bring the mortgage current and avoid foreclosure.