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  • v. Present participle of amortize.


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  • The great majority of the Company's debt is long-term amortizing non-recourse fixed rate debt.

  • Banks increasingly have the incentive to make long-term amortizing loans secured by long-term assets because the threat of bank runs has been taken away by increases in FDIC deposit insurance.

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  • During this period the quality of subprime loans also declined, going from fixed rate, long-term amortizing loans to loans with low down payments and low (but adjustable) initial rates, indicating that originators were scraping the bottom of the barrel to find product for buyers like the GSEs.

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  • Mandate: This law gave thrifts license to invest in more non-residential mortgages and codified quirky accounting provisions, such as amortizing losses on sales over 10 years rather than booking them all at once.

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  • Rebekah and KW, I want to thank you for your many helpful suggestions - you can bet I’ll head for Trader Joe’s for a jar of peanut butter, eggs and a whole chicken, and I like the idea of amortizing the cost of oil instead of buying a small quantity.

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  • If the payment seems too low, you might be paying interest-only or even negatively amortizing, meaning your mortgage balance is growing each month.

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  • The bonds, sold in a private placement, are amortizing, meaning the principal is repaid over time rather than at maturity. - Home Page

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  • Common loan modification terms include fixing the interest rate at a lower amount for a short period of time. 3 years, 5 years, 3 years with a gradual, stepped-up interest rate after the third year, longer amortization times such as amortizing the loan over 40 years instead of 30, are very common.

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  • This immediate deduction—rather than amortizing the costs of development over a longer period—provides the capital and cash flow necessary in an industry where the risks are huge and returns are realized over many years, if not decades.

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