origination fee
origination fee see fee 2

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

origination fee
A fee paid to a lender to process a loan application. Commonly called "points" and calculated as a percentage of a loan amount.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


origination fee
A charge imposed by a lending institution or a bank for the service of processing a loan.

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


origination fee
A charge imposed by a lending institution or a bank for the service of processing a loan.

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

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