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Definition a real estate loan; or to offer real estate as collateral for a loan

(collateral is something that has to be given to the lender if the loan isn't paid as agreed)
  • We are the proud owners of a new home and a $100,000 mortgage.
mortgage = property loan
  • The site has a mortgage payment calculator that calculates the loan payment based on the interest rate and length of the loan.
  • mortgage = real estate loan
  • Your mama's got no job come fall and there's the mortgage and next year's taxes to think of.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • mortgage = property loan that must be paid to keep the property
  • Two-thirds of my income goes in paying the interest of mortgages.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • mortgages = real estate loans
  • The Methodists were trying to pay off their church mortgage, and had challenged the Baptists to a game of touch football.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • mortgage = real estate loan
  • And when we bought the house, we agreed that I should pay only a percentage of the mortgage based on what I earn and what he earns, and that I should own an equivalent percentage of community property; this is written in our prenuptial agreement.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • mortgage = home loan
  • My grandparents took the money they had in the home in the Bronx, decades of savings and mortgage payments, and gave it to my mother so that she could pay for my first year of military school.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • mortgage = home loan
  • He saw himself as a muckraking gadfly and had mortgaged his brownstone five times to keep The Phoenix going.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • mortgaged = pledged for a loan
  • We're waiting for the mortgage to be approved.
    Angie Thomas  --  The Hate U Give
  • mortgage = real estate loan
  • Reverend Lanier, however, lost his job when the Methodists took up the mortgage on his church.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • mortgage = real estate loan
  • What with mortgages and arrears, I'm as short o' cash as a roadside pauper.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • mortgages = real estate loans
  • But to ask ownership is like you shall own the meeting house itself; the last meeting I were at you spoke so long on deeds and mortgages I thought it were an auction.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • mortgages = real estate loans
  • She even induced Winston to mortgage yet another of his evenings by enrolling himself for the part-time munition work which was done voluntarily by zealous Party members.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • mortgage = pledge
  • But that includes the last payment on the mortgage.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
  • mortgage = real estate loan
  • A mortgage is a big commitment.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • mortgage = a real estate loan; or pledging something for a loan
  • Two hundred and forty roubles ... to pay the interest on the mortgage.
    Anton Chekhov  --  The Cherry Orchard
  • mortgage = a real estate loan; or pledging something for a loan
  • All the time I was a boy we had a mortgage hanging over us.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • mortgage = a real estate loan; or pledging something for a loan
  • But son, that mortgage give us four more years.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • mortgage = a loan agreement that promises to turn property over to the lender if not paid as agreed
  • When the chores were almost finished, Mr. Morrison arrived from Strawberry, where he had gone to make the August mortgage payment.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • mortgage = a loan agreement that promises to turn property over to the lender if not paid as agreed
  • With Hammer's half of the mortgage money, we've got enough to meet the June payment...
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
mortgage = a loan agreement that promises to turn property over to the lender if not paid as agreed

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