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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Simultaneously, M, the low-cost mortgagor, in the absence of an assumption option, is also seeking for ways to profit from his/her low-cost mortgage.
Equipped with a deficiently judgment, a lener (insurer) can proceed to recover directly against the mortgagor's personal assets.
Thus, where the mortgagor is not the registered owner of the property but is merely an attorney-in-fact of the same, it is incumbent upon the mortgagee to exercise greater care and a higher degree of prudence in dealing with such mortgagor.
By these instructions, a mortgage over granted land could only be registered at the DLD if the DLD had verified that the amount of the mortgage was used for the construction of a building on the granted land and payment of the mortgage funds had been made in such a way that ensured the mortgage was used for its intended purpose; the mortgagor had a building licence for commercial development; and the mortgagor had obtained a no-objection letter from the Ruler of Dubai permitting the mortgage of the granted land.
Defeasance Clause: The clause in a mortgage that gives the mortgagor the right to redeem property upon the payment to the mortgagee of the obligation due.
If doubt remains, indemnity can be required if needed to protect the mortgagor. (40)
Section 15(3) says 'When a financial institution serves a final notice of demand, all powers of the mortgagor in regard to recovery of rents and profits from the mortgaged property shall stand transferred to the financial institution until such notice is withdrawn and it shall be the duty of the mortgagor to pay all rents and profits from the mortgaged property to the financial institution.'
The doctrine of mortgagee in good faith presupposes that the mortgagor, who is not the rightful owner of the property, has already succeeded in obtaining a Torrens title over the property in his or her name and that, after obtaining the said title, he or she succeeds in mortgaging the property to another who relies on what appears on the said title.
"The duty of the mortgagee is to do what a reasonable person would do to achieve the highest price possible to protect the interests of the mortgagor," Henry wrote.
14 of 2008 Concerning Mortgages in the Emirate of Dubai (the 'Dubai Rental Law'), which states: "The mortgagor will guarantee the mortgaged property and keep it in good condition until the debt is repaid.
According to the circular from the central bank, 'Before sending the first notice to the mortgagor under sub-section (2) of section 1S of the Ordinance, the financial institution, in order to get the outstanding mortgage money determined, shall forward the case to a chartered accountant firm.
If the rights of the mortgagor are fixed by an appropriate mortgage document, the state registration authority receives information about this mortgage paper using an electronic system.