Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
- Browse Related Terms: Adverse Action Notice, Annual Percentage Rate (APR), Credit application, Discount rate, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Finance Charge, interest, Interest rate, Money factor, Origination fee, Periodic interest rate, Prequalification, Prime rate, Regulation Z, Right of rescission, Truth-in-Lending Act
Period of three full days after closing in which the consumer is allowed to negate an owner occupied refinance transaction.
- Browse Related Terms: Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM), amortization, balloon mortgage, Convertible ARM, Debarment, Fixed-Rate Mortgage (FRM), Interest-only mortgage, Lock-In, Lock-in agreement, Mortgage life insurance, Negative amortization, Payment Cap, Right of rescission, Self-Amortizing Loans, Swap, term, Weighted Average Life (WAL)
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