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AmortizationMeans loan payment by equal periodic payment calculated
to pay off the debt at the end of a fixed period, including accrued interest
on the outstanding balance. Fixed rate 30 year mortgage is fully amortized in 30 years loan. Some ARM loan products allow negative amortization for certain period of time. 



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