Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 27 > Chapter 32 > Article 3 - Timeshare Lien Foreclosures
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
- Assessment lien: means :
(a) a lien for delinquent assessments as to timeshare estates; or
(b) a lien for unpaid taxes and special assessments. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Claim of lien: means a claim of a recorded assessment lien. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
- Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
- Junior interest holder: means any person who has a lien or interest of record prior to the recording of the notice of sale against a timeshare estate in the county in which the timeshare estate is located which is inferior to the mortgage lien or assessment lien being foreclosed under this article. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Lienholder: means a holder of an assessment lien or a holder of a mortgage lien, as applicable. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Mortgage lien: means a security interest in a timeshare estate created by a mortgage encumbering the timeshare estate. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Mortgagee: means a person holding a mortgage lien. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
- Mortgagor: means a person granting a mortgage lien. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
- Notice address: means :
(a) as to an assessment lien, the address of the current obligor of a timeshare estate as reflected by the books and records of the timeshare plan. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- Obligor: means either the mortgagor, the person obligated under a claim of lien, or the record owner of the timeshare estate as the context requires. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- Power of sale: means :
(a) an express written agreement in a mortgage identifying the mortgagor, mortgagee, and the trustee; or
(b) an express written provision in a timeshare instrument identifying the managing entity and the trustee which authorizes the trustee to sell the timeshare estate without judicial action at a foreclosure sale regularly conducted and duly held in accordance with this article. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
- Timeshare instrument: means the document or documents which provide the legal framework for the establishment of the method of interval ownership of the timeshare estate and is or are recorded at the office of Register of Deeds in the county in which the timeshare estate is located. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Trustee: means any person entitled to exercise a power of sale. See South Carolina Code 27-32-310
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
- Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.