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  • n. Plural form of buydown.


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  • Builders also employ "buydowns," which make an upfront cash payment to an investor purchasing the mortgage.

    Builders Offer Delayed Payments, Low Rates, Layoff Insurance

  • Mr. Simonte said the total cost of buyouts and buydowns will be $400 million to $450 million, with about $250 million to $275 million to be funded in 2008.

    American Axle Sees Cost Reduction

  • The company also will offer buydowns to workers who remain in order to help offset the effect of the lower wages.

    American Axle Sees Cost Reduction

  • The company also said it is prepared to make a significant financial commitment to fund early retirements, buyouts and buydowns to help workers transition to a more competitive wage.

    American Axle Strike Tests UAW Resolve

  • Two main ideas: there's a settlement offer here, could offer buyouts to older GM workers and buydowns of other workers, basically giving them cash, $25,000 to $50,000, in return for accepting lower wages and benefits down the road.

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2006

  • The government also offers interest rate buydowns to farmland purchasers, most of whom are large landowners and investors. Main RSS Feed

  • FTN Financial agency analyst Jim Vogel thinks Freddie has prefunded most of its February buydowns, but Fannie will have to ramp up issuance.


  • "Effective immediately, Wells Fargo Wholesale Lending can no longer accept borrower funded (paid) temporary buydowns until further notice."

    Mortgage News Daily - Mortgage And Real Estate News

  • They could be assistance for work force training or with financing in the form of interest rate buydowns or match loans. - Home Page RSS

  • The deal also will shut down both the Detroit and Tonawanda Forges and offer buyouts and buydowns.

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