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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of escrow.


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  • I have my taxes and insurance "escrowed" … added to my mortgage.

    Jihad Monitor

  • Still, there on Chase Home Weasel letterhead are the words "We apologize," preceded by statements of Chase's various heinous acts: Yes, they escrowed us for payments that were not late, or missing, or even ours.

    Alfred Gingold: 'Chase Home Weasel' Backs off

  • The downgrades applied to a variety of debt issues linked to the federal government, including pre-refunded bonds backed by escrowed Treasury notes, public finance housing authority issuers, and public finance debt issues with mortgage insurance from the Federal Housing Administration and mortgage revenue invested in short-term instruments guaranteed by the U.S. government.

    S&P Cuts Ratings on 11,000 Muni Issues

  • Muni analysts had said the U.S. rating downgrade will most directly affect municipal credits tied closely to U.S. government debt securities, such as pre-refunded bonds backed by escrowed Treasury bonds and agency-backed municipal debt.

    S&P: State, Local Borrowers Can Still Be Rated Triple-A

  • Thus, I would like to suggest that, to start with, programs can be initiated under which land value taxation can be earmarked for infrastructure development which can be undertaken based on long-term loan, paid back through escrowed land value taxes/other sources linked to land.

    Scott Baker: Will India Lead the Way in Urban Land Tax Reform? A Mission Director from the Indian Ministry of Housing Provides Some Answers

  • The repayment Tuesday of funds received through the Troubled Asset Relief Program—the multibillion-dollar Wall Street bailout engineered by the Treasury—was made through the escrowed proceeds from the sale last year of the American Life Insurance Co. to MetLife Inc.

    Treasury Receives $972 Million From AIG

  • Federal tax laws forbid municipalities from earning more on these escrowed accounts than they are paying in interest on the new bonds.

    Debt-Ceiling Standoff Restricts Muni-Market 'Slugs'

  • The coupons are paid out of the proceeds from the escrowed U.S. government bond.

    Municipal Bonds: Avoiding the Next Blowup

  • A Mr. Starker tried to do an exchange whereby the sales proceeds on his investment property were escrowed for a long period of time before it was used to obtain the replacement property.

    Exchange technique allows real estate investors to put off the tax bill

  • To our astonishment, she apologized on behalf of the bank for sticking us with the neighbor's water bill and acknowledged that the Tax Department "jumped the gun" on our July tax payment, paying it before it was due so we could be escrowed for being late.

    Alfred Gingold: THE WEASEL BLINKS


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