deficiency on foreclosure

deficiency on foreclosure
The amount remaining due the creditor after the foreclosure of a mortgage or other security. 37 Am J1st Mtg § 857.

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  • deficiency judgment — A personal judgment, rendered against any person liable for the mortgage debt, in the event of a deficiency on foreclosure, for the amount of such deficiency. 37 Am J1st Mtg § 858. There are judicial, as well as legislative restrictions upon the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • deficiency judgment — The imposition of personal liability on a debtor for the unpaid balance of a mortgage debt after foreclosure has failed to result in full payment of the debt amount due, or for the unpaid balance due after the repossession and resale of personal… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

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  • deficiency judgment — n. Law a judgment in favor of a mortgagee for the remainder of a debt not completely cleared by foreclosure and sale of the mortgaged property …   English World dictionary

  • Foreclosure — For Lacan s psychoanalytic process, see Foreclosure (psychoanalysis). House in Salinas, California under foreclosure, following the popping of the U.S. real estate bubble. Foreclosure is the legal process by which a mortgage lender (mortgagee),… …   Wikipedia

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  • foreclosure — /forklowzhsr/ To shut out, to bar, to destroy an equity of redemption. Anderson v. Barr, 178 Okl. 508, 62 P.2d 1242, 1246. A termination of all rights of the mortgagor or his grantee in the property covered by the mortgage. The process by which a …   Black's law dictionary

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