HOLDBACK Definition

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HOLDBACK is a portion of a construction loan that is not funded until the subject project is nearing completion, or the borrower has satisfied certain contractual performance requirements, such as leasing a majority of the space in the building. The amount held back is often equal to the construction firms projected profit when the building is completed.

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PROOF OF POSTING (POP) is: a. to prove by acceptable methods the accuracy of any posts made within accounting ledgers; or b. details confirming the shipment of mail with a postal organization.

DOWN PAYMENT is a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later as stipulated by contract; written or oral.

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