Calculators

Rent vs. buy

Should you rent or should you buy your home? It takes more than looking at your mortgage payment to answer this question. Weed through the fees, taxes, and monthly payments to help you make a good financial decision.

Maximum mortgage

What is your maximum mortgage? That largely depends on your income and current monthly debt payments. This calculator collects these important variables and determines your maximum monthly housing payment and the resulting mortgage amount.

Fixed loan mortgages

Use this calculator to generate an amortization schedule for a fixed-loan mortgage. Quickly see how much interest you will pay and your principal balances. This calculator also allows you to enter your estimated insurance and property taxes.

Mortgage comparison: 15 years vs. 30 years

Determining which mortgage term is right for you can be a challenge. With a 15 year mortgage you will pay significantly less interest, but only if you can afford the higher monthly payment. Compare these two mortgage terms, and let us help you decide which term is better for you.

Early mortgage payoff

How much interest can you save by increasing your mortgage payment? Early payoff can yield significant savings. This financial calculator helps you find out.

Home much can you afford?

What income is required to qualify for a mortgage? That largely depends on your monthly debt payments and the current interest rate. This calculator collects these important variables and determines your required income to qualify for your desired mortgage amount.

Adjustable rate mortgages

Adjustable rate mortgages can provide attractive interest rates, but your payment is not fixed. This calculator helps you to determine what your adjustable mortgage payments may be.

ARM vs. Fixed Rate Mortgage

A fixed rate mortgage has the same payment for the entire term of the loan. An adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) has a rate that can change, causing your monthly payment to increase or decrease. Use this calculator to compare a fixed rate mortgage to two types of ARMs, a Fully Amortizing ARM and an Interest Only ARM.

Refinance break-even point

How long will it take to break even on a mortgage refinance? That depends on a multitude of factors. These factors include your current interest rate, the new potential rate, closing costs and how long you plan to stay in your home. Use this calculator to sort through the confusion, and determine if refinancing your mortgage is a sound financial decision.

Should you refinance?

How much interest can you save if you refinance your mortgage? Enter the specifics about your current mortgage, along with your current appraised value, new loan term, rate and closing costs. This will determine how much interest refinancing can save you. In addition, it will calculate the number of months to breakeven on closing costs with your reduced monthly payment.