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Loan To Value (Ltv) Ratio

loan to value (ltv) ratio

a percentage calculated by dividing the amount borrowed by the price or appraised value of the home to be purchased; the higher the LTV, the less cash a borrower is required to pay as down payment.



Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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