A pre-approval denotes an official letter from the mortgage lender outlining the maximum mortgage amount they are willing to lend you.
When you acquire a mortgage, the lender divides the repayment schedule into several monthly installments over a fixed period.
Assets refer to a wide variety of items you own that have a monetary value.
Escrow refers to a financial account in which the funds are managed by an intermediary like a law firm or dedicated escrow company on behalf of the two parties committed to a dealing or transaction.
An appraisal is simply an ‘official’ assessment of a property value.
The CAP rate is usually always published on real estate presentations or websites, though it can be easily calculated.
A 1031 exchange is simply an exchange of one investment property for another, where the capital gains taxes on the property sold are deferred.