To view mortgage term definitions, visit US.HSBC.com, select Home Loans and click Mortgage Glossary under Mortgage Advice. The website lists the main terms used in the mortgage industry and their definitions. More »

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A land abstract, also known as an abstract of title, is a condensed history of a piece of land or property, which includes prior owners and any liens filed on the property, notes the Free Dictionary. Generally, a land ab... More »

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A conforming loan is a loan that meets the terms and conditions of Freddie Mac and Frannie Mae such as maximum loan amount, qualification requirements and eligible properties. The concept behind a conforming loan is that... More »

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Find definitions of Spanish words at dictionary.reverso.net and WordReference.com, or use a smartphone app, such as Bravolol's free Spanish English Dictionary & Translator. Appcrawlr.com features other suitable apps, inc... More »

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Many distinct definitions of the word "state" exist, including the recognized geographic territory of an organized body of people, a physical stage of being, and a condition of being. Numerous alternate definitions relat... More »

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Etymology explains the origins and definitions of words and phrases. Some common etymology terms include algebra, or reunion of broken parts; geek, originally a term for describing circus performers; and plastic, from th... More »

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There are several formal definitions for the word "environment," one of which is the collection of things, conditions or influences of surroundings, or simply the immediate surroundings. Another definition of "environmen... More »

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