What is the Definition of Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit?

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit


Definition: A vehicle, created by the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which permits the sale of interests in mortgage loans in the secondary market. It is a pass-through entity that can hold loans secured by real property and issue multiple classes or investors without the regulatory, accounting and economic obstacles inherent with other forms of mortgage-backed securities; referred to as REMIC.

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