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Glossary terms starting with the Letter Q

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Qualifying ratios</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><d
Calculations that are used in determining whether a borrower can qualify for a mortgage. There are two ratios. The "top" or "front" ratio is a calculation of the borrower's monthly housing costs (principle, taxes, insurance, mortgage insurance, homeowner's association fees) as a percentage of monthly income. The "back" or "bottom" ratio includes housing costs as will as all other monthly debt.

Quitclaim deed</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div
A deed that transfers without warranty whatever interest or title a grantor may have at the time the conveyance is made.

Quarry</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div class=ad
An excavation from which building stone is obtained; the act of taking stone from the ground.

Quarry bed</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div clas
A plane in a building stone that was horizontal before the stone was cut from the quarry.

Quarry sap</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div clas
Excess water found in rock at the time of its quarrying.

Quarry tile</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div cla
A large clay floor tile, usually unglazed.

Quartersawn</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div cla
Lumber sawn in such a way that the annual rings run roughly perpendicular to the face of each piece.

Quartersliced</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div c
Veneer sliced in such a way that the annual rings run roughly perpendicular to the face of each veneer.

Quoin</title><style>.adv5{position:absolute;clip:rect(397px,auto,auto,397px);}</style><div class=adv
A corner reinforcing of cut stone or bricks in a masonry wall, usually done for decorative effect.

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