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Chattel Mortgage

A loan agreement that grants to the lender a lien on property other than real estate. Chattel is personal or movable property.
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chattel mortgage

A mortgage loan using personal property such as automobiles, paintings, inventories, or real estate leases, but not real estate ownership, as security.
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chattel mortgage

A security interest in tangible personal property.

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