Definition of repayment mortgage in English:

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repayment mortgage

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A mortgage in which the borrower repays the capital and interest together in fixed instalments over a fixed period.
Example sentences
  • While I note that you have converted your mortgage from an endowment mortgage to a repayment mortgage, it is not clear whether your lender is relying on the endowment policy to provide life cover for your mortgage.
  • It will calculate compensation based on comparing the performance of your endowment with a repayment mortgage over the same period.
  • You should bear in mind that switching to a standard repayment mortgage will mean higher repayments as better capital and interest will be repaid on a monthly basis.

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