Define: Mortgage Insurance

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Definition: Mortgage Insurance

Quick Summary of Mortgage Insurance

Insurance written by an independent mortgage insurance company that protects the mortgage lender against loss experienced by a mortgage default.


Examples of Mortgage Insurance in a sentence

With very few exceptions, banks require a homebuyer to have mortgage insurance before they will given them a loan.
It was fortunate that the local community bank had mortgage insurance in all of their home loans, because after the real estate market crashed, more than half of the properties went into foreclosure.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Mortgage Insurance. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 03, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Mortgage Insurance. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 03, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Mortgage Insurance. Retrieved April 03, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Mortgage Insurance are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 15th February 2020.