# Which is the best mortgage calculator?

## Which is the best mortgage calculator?

The 5 Best Mortgage Calculators: How Much Can You Borrow? Google. This is a very recent feature for Google, allowing you to search phrases like “what mortgage can I afford at 900 a month” or “mortgage calculator”. Realtor.com’s Mortgage Calculator. I like this calculator for its simplicity. CNN Money. Another calculator I like for its simplicity. Zillow. UpNest Home Loans.

**How do you estimate the Affordable monthly mortgage payment?**

To determine how much you can afford for your monthly mortgage payment, just multiply your annual salary by 0.28 and divide the total by 12. This will give you the monthly payment that you can afford. Some loans place more emphasis on the back-end ratio than the front-end ratio.

### How much should I pay in mortgage?

Your mortgage payment should be a maximum 28 percent of your regular gross monthly income. This is called the housing ratio or “front end” ratio.

**How do you pay down a mortgage?**

Use the 1/12th rule. Another easy way to pay your mortgage down is to make an additional 1/12 payment each month. For instance, if your mortgage payment is $800 a month, add another $67 and let the lender know you want it applied to the principal only. This small change will allow you to pay your mortgage off approximately eight years faster.

## How do you calculate interest rate on a mortgage loan?

To calculate how much interest you’ll pay on a mortgage each month, you can use the monthly interest rate. Generally, you’ll find this by dividing your annual interest rate by 12. Then, multiply this by the amount of principal outstanding on the loan.

**How fast can I pay off mortgage?**

### How to calculate mortgage payments before you buy?

Calculate the mortgage amount. Subtract your down payment from the purchase price of the house.