Balloon Payment

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Definition: Balloon Payment


Quick Summary of Balloon Payment


The final payment on a loan which is significantly larger than those preceding it.



What is the dictionary definition of Balloon Payment?

Dictionary Definition


A large final payment due at the end of a loan, typically a home or car loan, to pay off the amount your monthly payments didn’t cover. Many US states prohibit balloon payments in loans for goods or services that are primarily for personal, family or household use, or require the lender to let you refinance the balloon payment before forcing collection.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Balloon Payment 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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