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  • n. Plural form of escrow.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of escrow.


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  • "What we've gone from is having escrows invested in slugs or types of federal securities made specifically for municipalities to going to open-market Treasurys because of concerns about the debt ceiling," he said.

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  • Years ago, Mr. Dudine said, it was more common to have escrows composed of open-market securities, but concerns arose about how those securities were bid for and how municipalities could offset the risks of fluctuating prices in the days between when a bond sale is agreed and the transaction closes.

    Debt-Ceiling Standoff Restricts Muni-Market 'Slugs'

  • "There's a lot more friction in a lot of relationships now, with a higher percentage of escrows being challenged," said Dave Tabors , a venture capitalist at Battery Ventures, who adds that his firm currently has $20 million tied up in escrows.

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  • Without escrows, some seniors may not keep track of property tax notices they receive -- thereby exposing their houses to tax liens that take legal precedence over the mortgage lien.

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  • The increased escrows for property taxes have caused monthly house payments to increase hundreds of dollars a month for many homeowners, causing default and often foreclosure.

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  • Because prepaid charges, tax escrows and closing costs will come to about $3,000, Lipes calculates, you should recoup virtually all your costs in the first 24 months.

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  • I recently closed six short sale escrows, but grimaced each time as banks delayed for months, ordered overvalued appraisals and mismanaged files.

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  • In her one-on-one session, Johnson and her counselor went over her credit report and talked about issues such as private mortgage insurance payments and how the monthly escrows for taxes and insurance would be different for a house versus a condominium.

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  • It is very complex regarding trusts, escrows, mortgages, treatment of taxes, etc. and is often open to interpretation by a federally appointed attorney, known as a notario.

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  • There were 1,037 escrows open at the end of last month, down 8.2 percent from a year ago and off 4.6 percent from October.

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