equity of redemption
equity of redemption
1: the right of a defaulting mortgagor to redeem the mortgaged property before an absolute foreclosure
2: the interest or estate remaining to a mortgagor in mortgaged property; also: the value of such interest

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

equity of redemption
the right or interest of a mortgagor of property to redeem while the mortgage subsists.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


equity of redemption
In foreclosure, the homeowner's right, for a certain period of time, to redeem the mortgage and keep the house by refinancing and paying off the original mortgage. State statutes usually spell out the terms under which redemption is available. (See also: redemption)
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Foreclosure

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

equity of redemption
The right which a chargor has on payment of the secured debt with interest and costs, to recover the charged deposit.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


equity of redemption
The right of a mortgagor, that is, a borrower who obtains a loan secured by a pledge of his or her real property, to prevent foreclosure proceedings by paying the amount due on the loan, a mortgage, plus interest and other expenses after having failed to pay within the time and according to the terms specified therein.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


equity of redemption
The right of a mortgagor, that is, a borrower who obtains a loan secured by a pledge of his or her real property, to prevent foreclosure proceedings by paying the amount due on the loan, a mortgage, plus interest and other expenses after having failed to pay within the time and according to the terms specified therein.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

equity of redemption
n.
   the right of a mortgagor (person owing on a loan or debt against their real property), after commencement of foreclosure proceedings, to "cure" his/her default by making delinquent payments. The mortgagor also must pay all accumulated costs as well as the delinquency to keep the property.
   See also: foreclosure, mortgage, redemption

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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