Definition of equity of redemption in English:

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equity of redemption

Pronunciation: /ˌekwədē əv rəˈdem(p)SHən/


The right of a mortgagor over the mortgaged property, especially the right to redeem the property on payment of the principal, interest, and costs.
Example sentences
  • There is no equity of redemption or specifically enforceable right for the seller to have the securities returned: the agreement simply provides a right to have equivalent securities.
  • The mortgagor may, therefore, be well advised to protect his equity of redemption by serving a ‘stop notice’ on the company.
  • On a sale by the receiver, its equity of redemption, if any, is transferred to the proceeds of sale remaining after the holder of the charge is fully paid.

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Syllabification: eq·ui·ty of re·demp·tion

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