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Some info about Mortgages:

To figure your mortgage payment, start by converting your annual interest rate to a monthly interest rate by dividing by 12. Next, add 1 to the monthly rate. Third, multiply the number of years in the term of the mortgage by 12 to calculate the number of monthly payments you’ll make. Fourth, raise the result of 1 plus the monthly rate to the negative power of the number of monthly payments you’ll make. Fifth, subtract that result from 1. Sixth, divide the monthly rate by the result. Last, multiply the result by the amount you borrowed.

For example, say you borrowed $265,000 on a 15-year mortgage at 4.32 percent. Start by dividing 0.0432 by 12 to find that the monthly rate equals 0.0036. Next, add 1 to 0.0036 to get 1.0036. Third, multiply 15 years by 12 payments per year to find that your loan consists of 180 monthly payments. Fourth, raise 1.0036 to the negative 180th power to get 0.5237. Fifth, subtract 0.5237 from 1 to get 0.4763. Sixth, divide 0.0036 by 0.4763 to get 0.00755826. Finally, multiply 0.00755826 by $265,000 to find your monthly payment will be $2,002.93.

The amount of a mortgage monthly payment is affected by three factors: how much you borrow, your mortgage interest rate and the length of your mortgage. The more you borrow, the higher your monthly payment. Similarly, the higher the interest rate, the larger each monthly payment will be. If the mortgage rate changes during the life of the mortgage, such as with an adjustable-rate mortgage, you’ll have to recalculate the monthly payments at that time. Finally, the longer the term of your mortgage, the lower your monthly payment. However, with a longer-term, you will pay more interest over the life of the mortgage.


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