Mortgage Program

Definition of "Mortgage Program"

A bundle of mortgage characteristics that lenders view as comprising a distinct category. The characteristics used include whether it is an FRM, ARM, or Balloon, the term, the initial rate period or the index on an ARM, whether it is FHA-insured or VA-guaranteed, and if it is not FHA or VA whether it is 'conforming' (eligible for purchase by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac) or 'non-conforming.'

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