The Black Hawk money-lender who held mortgages
on Peter's livestock was there, and he bought in the sale notes at about fifty cents on the dollar.
Tulliver would really have forgotten that there was a mortgage
of two thousand pounds on his very desirable freehold.
"Four hundred pounds," said Sir Richard, "and the Bishop swears he will foreclose the mortgage
if they are not paid promptly."
Within the year Nellie married Bert Mall, Peter's eldest son, and Martin, at once, bought out her half interest in the farm, stock and implements, giving a first mortgage
to Robinson in order to pay cash.
It is true his practice supported his family, and enabled him to invest in bonds and mortgages
two or three thousand a-year; and he owned the fee of some fifteen or eighteen farms in Orange county, that were falling in from three-lives leases, and which had been in his family ever since the seventeenth century.
One was Monsieur du Coudrai, the recorder of mortgages; the other Monsieur Choisnel, former bailiff to the house of Esgrignon, and now the notary of the upper aristocracy, by whom he was received with a distinction due to his virtues; he was also a man of considerable wealth.
"Which doesn't think at all!" cried the recorder of mortgages. "I caught your words on the fly.
The old maid gave a glance of appeal to the chevalier; but the gallant recorder of mortgages, who was beginning to see in the manners of that gentleman the barrier which the provincial nobles were setting up about this time between themselves and the bourgeoisie, made the most of his chance to cut out Monsieur de Valois.
"Doesn't mademoiselle know history?" asked the recorder of mortgages.
"Azor is, however, a good purveyor," said the recorder of mortgages, with the air of saying a witty thing.
"Hush!" exclaimed the recorder of mortgages. "I hear the creaking of du Bousquier's boots."
He thought of writing to the solicitor who had been his father's executor, but he could not bring himself to, for it was contrary to his express advice that he had sold the mortgages
in which his money had been invested.
"With both mortgage
interest rates and housing affordability close to historical lows, Total Mortgage
is excited about entering the Ohio market at this opportune time and helping borrowers with their purchase and refinancing needs," commented John Walsh, President of Total Mortgage
NCB's senior vice president Mindy Goldstein arranged a total of $22.7 million in loans during December, including the largest deal of the month, a $13 million first mortgage
and a $1 million line of credit for a 622-unit coop located at 11 Riverside Drive in Manhattan.
He says he regularly has to address misconceptions about reverse mortgages
. "It's physically impossible to lose your home with a government-insured reverse mortgage
," says Robinson, referring to mortgages
protected by the Federal Housing Administration.