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Homeowner's insurance
An insurance policy that protects a dwelling and its contents from personal liability and damage. Sufficient coverage is required by lenders.
Private Mortgage Insurance, which protects the lender in case of default by the borrower. PMI is often used when buyers obtain financing with less than a 20% Down payment.
Property Tax
A charge imposed on the assessed value of real estate, to be used to support the State or municipality who in turn utilizes the funds in the best Interest of the general public.


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