Definition : Hypothec pre-approval

Process of certifying that a lender undertakes - under certain conditions - to lend money for the purchase of an immovable. It allows without limitation  a buyer to know from the hypothecary lender the maximum amount he can borrow based on his financial standing and the projected purchase price.  

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