Adjustment Interval

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Definition: Adjustment Interval


Adjustment Interval


Full Definition of Adjustment Interval


The period between the alterations in an adjustable rate mortgage’s monthly payment or interest rate. The adjustment interval is typically shown as the ratio of X/Y, where “X” is the amount of time until the initial modification on the rate, and “Y” is the period of adjustment after the first modification is made. For instance, a 7/1 ARM occurs when the initial rate is the same for seven years, but is adjusted every year after that. On a fully amortizing ARM, the adjustment intervals for both rate and payment are the same; this may not be the case with a negative amortization ARM.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Adjustment Interval are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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