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mortgagee

n. the person or business making a loan that is secured by the real property of the person (mortgagor) who owes him/her/it money. (See: mortgage, mortgagor)

mortgagee

see MORTGAGE.

MORTGAGEE, estates, contracts. He to whom a mortgage is made.
     2. He is entitled to the payment of the money secured to him by the mortgage; he has the legal estate in the land mortgaged, and may recover it in ejectment, on the other hand he cannot commit waste; 4 Watts, R. 460; he cannot make leases to the injury of the mortgagor; and he must account for the profits he receives out of the thing mortgaged when in possession. Cruise, Dig. tit. 15, c. 2.

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com)-- NAN News Update instructions FHA Mortgagee Letter #15-06
These dedicated public servants, through no fault of their own, are now forced to find a way to meet their ongoing financial obligations without their usual salaries," said FHA Commissioner Carol Galante in a letter to FHA-approved lenders and mortgagees.
Consequently, a ground lease must include certain cure rights and other key terms in favor of the leasehold mortgagee to protect it from such a catastrophic loss.
A subsequent lender who wishes to curtail the first lender's ability to "tack" further advances will want to ensure that the prior mortgagee has received written notice of the subsequent mortgage.
While few letters over time have involved significant overhauls, some of the 2010 Mortgagee Letters have brought changes that will profoundly impact the industry.
However, the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law does not specify which procedure a mortgagee must follow or who must be named when the mortgagor is deceased.
As noted earlier, a mortgage foreclosure is an equitable remedy in which a mortgagee seeks equitable relief from the court to foreclose the interest of the mortgagor and all subordinate interests to allow the mortgagee to acquire title to its collateral and pursue a claim for deficiency if one exists.
To keep this terminology straight, it might help to remember that the mortgagor (the suffix "or" means "to give") gives an interest, pledge or charge in his land to the mortgagee (the suffix "ee" means "to receive") in return for the loan.
Until that point, the letter advises that mortgagees are forbidden from requiring consumers to purchase a financial or insurance product as a condition of transacting a reverse mortgage.
One legal aid attorney said judges should more carefully scrutinize eviction cases where a mortgagee is the plaintiff and delay the case until mortgagees provide proof that tenants won't be displaced.
uk to use their influence in the market to add more information on products available for prospective mortgagees instead of simply looking at their profit margins.
CPAs with clients who are parties to such traumatic events, either as mortgagors or mortgagees, often find them preoccupied with the circumstances preceding or following the events rather than with the events themselves.