We're sure you don't like jargon - and neither do we. But it's a fact of real estate life. This glossary is here to help you make sense of it. And we've put a special emphasis on terms that reflect today's housing market.

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"v" Terms

A program that allows most veterans to purchase a house without a down payment.
A loan rate that moves up and down based on factors including changes in the rate paid on bank certificates of deposit or Treasury bills.
An interest rate that changes with fluctuations in such indexes as the U.S. Treasury bill index.
A loan with an interest rate that hinges on factors such as the rate paid on bank certificates and Treasury bills.
An elongated half-cylinder that arches above the floor.
Part of the loan process, in which a lender will ask a borrower's bank to sign a statement verifying the borrower's account balances and history.
Part of the loan process, in which a lender asks the borrower's employer for confirmation of the borrower's position and salary.
A small entrance hall or room.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs operates a variety of programs to help veterans. One of the key plans it oversees is the VA loan program, which allows most veterans to purchase a house without a down payment.
An architectural style that dates from the mid-19th century.
Wood windows sheathed in vinyl on the outside.
A lien that a homeowner willingly gives to a lender.
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