closed-end mortgage

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Closed-end mortgage

Mortgage against which no additional debt may be issued.

Closed-End Mortgage

1. In banking, a bond secured by a mortgage in which the mortgage may not be paid off before maturity, and the property in question may not be used as collateral on any other transaction without the bondholder's permission.

2. In real estate, a mortgage in which the principal amount may not be increased. Further borrowing is not permitted using the same mortgage as collateral.

closed-end mortgage

A mortgage with a prohibition against additional borrowing using the same lien. The prohibition against additional borrowing protects the existing creditors from having the security diluted. Compare open-end mortgage.

closed-end mortgage

A mortgage loan in which all sums have been funded at closing.Contrast with open-end mortgage, in which the principal balance may increase over time. A home loan is typically a closed-end mortgage;a construction loan is typically an open-end mortgage.

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