A mortgage that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
or guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or the Rural
Housing Service (RHS). Contrast with conventional mortage.
Government National Mortgage Association
A government-owned corporation within the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development (HUD). Created by Congress on September 1, 1968,
GNMA assumed responsibility for the special assistance loan program
formerly administered by Fannie Mae. Popularly known as Ginnie Mae.
The person to whom an interest in real property is conveyed.
The person conveying an interest in real property.
The amount of money that is paid for the use of land when title to a
property is held as a leasehold estate rather than as a fee simple estate.
A single-family residential structure designed or adapted for
occupancy by unrelated developmentally disabled persons. The structure
provides long-term housing and support services that are residential in
growing-equity mortgage (GEM)
A fixed-rate mortgage that provides scheduled payment increases over
an established period of time, with the increased amount of the monthly
payment applied directly toward reducing the remaining balance of the
A mortgage that is guaranteed by a third party.
Also known as a government mortgage.