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What is a mortgage?

A mortgage is a pledge of real property to a creditor as security for the repayment of a debt involving the property. For example, if you have borrowed money to purchase a house, the entity you've borrowed the money from can take ownership of the home should you default on payments. The promissory note executed along with the mortgage creates an obligation to repay the debt. The statute of frauds requires that a mortgage must be in writing. Mortgages must be registered with the County Recorder or Recorder of Deeds. There is no specific form for mortgages. Mortgages may even be handwritten.

What types of mortgages are there?

There are many types of mortgages used worldwide. Mortgages vary in interest rates, terms, payment amount, payment frequency, and prepayment penalties. All of these may be subject to local regulation and legal requirements. Mortgages are offered by banks, building societies, insurers, financial advisers, and estate agents.

What is a second mortgage?

A second mortgage is a mortgage made subsequent to another mortgage and subordinate to the first one. Second mortgage loans are different from first mortgages in several ways. They often carry a higher interest rate, and they usually are for a shorter time, 15 years or less. In addition, they may require a large single payment at the end of the term, commonly known as a balloon payment. Second mortgages can use the equity you have in your house as the basis upon which a lender loans you money or lend you money over and above the value of your house.

Tips for Preparing Kentucky Mortgage Forms

  1. Find the correct form. Select the document sample that suits your state. US Legal Forms offers more than 85 thousand state-specific samples that you can download and submit. In addition, the system provides you with an useful information about type of real estate contract and agreement to help you select the right template.
  2. Point out parties and property. Begin filling in the names of both parties. You don't have to repeat these names more in the file. It is enough to mention them once and replace them with the terms Buyer and Owner. Establish the address and legal description of the property in your Kentucky Mortgage Forms.
  3. State the terms and deadlines. The cost doesn't appear out of the blue. Determine how much your estate is worth and choose how much you would like to get for it. Also, browse through the amount of earnest money along with the deadline when you need to get the rest. It is essential to set down-to-earth deadlines in the sales contract.
  4. Sign to enforce Kentucky Mortgage Forms. You together with the other party must sign the contract to make it valid. Do it in person or utilize a legally-binding eSignature. But to close the deal overall, you need to look for other property templates. Prevent wasting time on searching and choose a ready-made bundle of files with US Legal Forms.

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