mortgagor


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mortgagor

n. the person who has borrowed money and pledged his/her real property as security for the (mortgagee). (See: mortgage, mortgagee)

mortgagor

see MORTGAGE.

MORTGAGOR, estate's, contracts. He who makes a mortgage.
     2. He has rights, and is liable to certain duties as such. 1. He is quasi tenant, at will; he is entitled to an equity of redemption after forfeiture. 2. He cannot commit waste, nor make a lease injurious to the mortgagee. As between the mortgagor and third persons, the mortgagor is owner of the land. Dougl. 632; 4 McCord, R. 310; 3 Fairf. R. 243; but see 3 Pick. R. 204; 1 N. H. Rep. 171; 2 N. H. Rep. 16; 10 Conn. R. 243; 1 Vern. 3; 2 Vern. 621; 1 Atk. 605. He can, however, do nothing which will defeat the rights of the mortgagee, as, to make a lease to bind him. Dougl. 21. Vide Mortgagee; 2 Jack. & Walk. 194.

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The exception is when the parties stipulate that personal notice is additionally required to be given the mortgagor.
24) Regardless of the status, the mortgage must be secured by a single family property which is occupied by the mortgagor as his primary place of residence.
It noted that the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law ("IMFL") includes the mortgagor as a necessary party, and it distinguished a mortgage foreclosure action, which seeks relief against a piece of property through a named individual, from a true in rem proceeding, which seeks relief solely against the property.
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.
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Due on sale refers to a provision in a mortgage that states that the entire balance of the note is immediately due and payable if the mortgagor transfers the property.
The mortgagor is not legally responsible for returning any money resulting from a banks error.
The mortgagor was now left with a profitable asset without the opportunity to market it, even though the (intrinsic) profitability arguments were still intact despite the above stated extra constraints placed on the borrower.
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