principal

15:47 Feb 11, 2018
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Real Estate / Mortgage
English term or phrase: principal
Hi! I am translating a tax and interest statement for a mortgage and the term principal is mentioned in serveral context and I am not sure what the German equivalent could be.

-outstanding mortgage principal
-principal applied (preceded by a dollar amount)

And finally in a whole sentence:

The amount below reflects the amount outstanding under the mortgage including principal, interest, penalties, lates charges advances, any other charges related to the loan.

I found Hypothekenbetrag als principal mortgage und als Erklärung im Englichen dafür:
A loan’s actual balance, excluding the interest owed for borrowing, is called the principal. This is the original amount borrowed from the lender that needs to be repaid, in addition to all the other costs of borrowing that amount (interest, insurance, and taxes). The principal is paid monthly over the term of the mortgage.

Would principal alone mean Hypothekenbetrag und "principal applied" "Tilgungssumme"?

If someone could confirm that or correct me that would be really great. Thank you in advance.
Sabine Redlich
Germany
Local time: 22:47


Summary of answers provided
5Kapital
Birgit Gläser
3 +1Tilgungsbetrag
Steffen Walter
4Hauptsumme
Renate Radziwill-Rall
3Kreditsumme, Hypothekensumme
EdithK


  

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Kreditsumme, Hypothekensumme


Explanation:
zur 2. Frage: bitte getrennt posten.

EdithK
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Hauptsumme


Explanation:
wie in dem Satz einleuchtend gezeigt wird (principal, interest, penalties...)

Renate Radziwill-Rall
France
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Tilgungsbetrag


Explanation:
... der Hypothek, also der eigentliche Darlehensbetrag ohne Zinsen und sonstige Kosten/Belastungen.

In dem Beispiel könnte man "outstanding mortgage principal" als "geschuldeter Hypothekenbetrag" oder "geschuldeter Darlehensbetrag" übersetzen. "Principal applied" dürfte dem (für steuerliche Zwecke) angerechneten/berücksichtigten Tilgungsbetrag entsprechen.

Steffen Walter
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  BrigitteHilgner: Wenn man sich umschaut, findet man dies auch unter den zahlreichen Glossarbeiträgen zum Stichwort "principal" - aber wer schaut sich schon um ... Schönen Sonntagabend. :-)
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Kapital


Explanation:
Ein Kredit oder eine Hypothek besteht aus Kapital, Zinsen und Gebühren...
Outstanding ist der offene Rückzahlungsbetrag und kann neben Kapital auch Zinsen und Gebühren enthalten.
In diesem Fall würde ich
- ausstehendes Hypothekenkapital
- getilgtes Kapital
verwenden (nehme an in der 2. Zeile wird der gesamte oder für das Jahr aufgelaufene getilgte Betrag aufgeführt). Ein Teil der Rückzahlungen ging sicher auch auf Zinsen und ggf. Gebühren...

Birgit Gläser
Germany
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