Define: Private Mortgage Insurance

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Definition: Private Mortgage Insurance

Quick Summary of Private Mortgage Insurance

Insurance that is part of a mortgage contract to protect the lender.


Examples of Private Mortgage Insurance in a sentence

Most banks require private mortgage insurance if the prospective buyer does not have a down payment of at least twenty percent of the cost of the home.
When developing a monthly budget, make sure you account for the private mortgage insurance payments as well as the principal on the mortgage itself.

Synonyms For Private Mortgage Insurance


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Private 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.