A|B Puzzle Challenge #2 - So you want to buy a house?

  1. 2. A _____ window is built to project outward from an outside wall.
  2. 3. Acronym used to describe a home that is being sold without assistance from a real estate agent or a broker.
  3. 5. Having a well _________ house will greatly reduce heating and cooling costs.
  4. 6. The space between the roof and the ceiling of the highest floor of the house.
  5. 14. The shag _______ will likely be the first thing to go once you move in.
  6. 15. Finally a place for cookouts and outdoor parties, but you do have to mow it.
  7. 16. Inspection A close physical examination to evaluate plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems, as well as appliances, roof, foundation, and structural stability.
  8. 17. An upgrade perhaps over Formica countertops.
  9. 20. Insurance by a private company protecting the mortgage lender against financial loss occasioned by a borrower defaulting on the mortgage.
  10. 22. The original amount of a loan, excluding interest.
  11. 23. Oddly you park in a ________ way and ________ in a parkway.
  12. 25. The maximum amount of money that can be loaned to you.
  13. 26. The analysis of the risk involved in making a mortgage loan to determine whether the risk is acceptable to the lender.
  14. 27. A process that confirms a property’s boundary lines and legal description.
  15. 28. A _____ closet is the size of a NYC apartment.
  16. 29. Money placed with a third party for “safekeeping.” during a real estate purchase.
  17. 31. A written estimate of the value of something. In real estate, it is a professional opinion of the market value of property.
  18. 34. A type of conventional loan that exceeds conforming loan limits set by the FHFA.
  19. 35. A unit of land area equal to 4,840 square yards.
  1. 1. A _____ bath contains a toilet and sink but no bathtub or shower.
  2. 4. A ______ home is a term for the first home that a person can afford to buy.
  3. 5. An isolated landmass you might hope to find in your new kitchen.
  4. 6. The best answer for all your Title & Settlement Industry recruiting needs.
  5. 7. Written evidence of the right to or ownership in property.
  6. 8. These must be paid to cover the cost of the transaction, such as a loan origination fee, discount points, insurance fees, survey fees, and attorney’s fees.
  7. 9. A _______ Payment is a portion of the sales price you pay to the seller to close a sale, with the understanding that the balance will be paid at settlement.
  8. 10. A federal agency that is part of HUD and provides mortgage insurance for residential mortgages and sets standards for construction and underwriting.
  9. 11. Clients will receive a ____ percent discount off their next project by posting that they completed this puzzle on social media and tagging Anderson Biro.
  10. 12. Tax Money you pay to your local and state government for the pleasure of owning property within their jurisdiction.
  11. 13. Love makes a House a _______.
  12. 14. Get rid of the window units!
  13. 18. A single-story house style named after a salad dressing.
  14. 19. Repaying a debt with the proceeds of a new loan, using the same property as collateral.
  15. 21. A legal document that pledges real property (such as a home) to the lender as security for the repayment of a debt.
  16. 24. The cost you pay each year to borrow money, including fees, expressed as a percentage.
  17. 30. Noise a dog makes and the top of your house which you may want to have inspected.
  18. 32. Front ______ swing.
  19. 33. A legal hold or claim of a creditor on the property of another as security for a debt.