Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary - Definitions (Q)
- qualifying ratios
- Calculations that are used in determining whether a borrower can qualify for a mortgage. There are two ratios. The "top" or "front" ratio is a calculation of the borrower's monthly housing costs (principle, taxes, insurance, mortgage insurance, homeowners association fees) as a percentage of monthly income. The "back" or "bottom" ratio includes housing costs as will as all other monthly debt.
- quitclaim deed
- A deed that transfers without warranty whatever interest or title a grantor may have at the time the conveyance is made.