Mortgages

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What is the portion of a home's purchase price paid in cash and is not part of the mortgage loan?
down payment
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Shauna wants to buy a house and plans to rent the apartment located in the basement for extra income. The house has a purchase price of \$195,600 and she will make a 5% down payment. Shauna has qualified for a 30 year mortgage with a fixed rate of 5.875%. Approximately how much rent should she charge for the apartment in order to cover her monthly mortgage payment if she only wants to spend \$400 a month of her own money?
\$700
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Tyrell bought a house for \$186,500. He has a 30 year mortgage with a fixed rate of 6.5%. Tyrell's monthly payments are \$1,060.93. How much was Tyrell's down payment?
\$18,650
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Nick found his dream home that has a purchase price of \$192,000. Nick earns \$3,325 a month and wants to spend no more than 30% of his income on his mortgage payment. He has saved up \$35,000 for a down payment. Nick is considering the following loan option: 20% down, 30 year at a fixed rate of 6.25%. What modification can be made to this loan to make it a viable option, given Nick's situation?
Change the down payment to 18% down
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Julio just bought a \$267,900 house. He had a 20 year mortgage with a fixed rate of 5.875%. Julio's monthly payments are \$1,558.09. What percent of the purchase price was Julio's down payment?
18%
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The Johnsons are buying a house that costs \$210,000 and can afford a 20% down payment. If the Johnsons want the lowest monthly payment, which loan option would you recommend?
30 year fixed, 20% down at a fixed rate of 6%
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Explain how the amount of a down payment affects your monthly mortgage payments.
The more money you put down, the smaller your principal value becomes. Having a smaller principal value will make your monthly payments smaller.
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Which of the following is not a component of a mortgage payment?
down payment
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If the purchase price for a house is \$345,000, what is the monthly payment if you put 10% down for a 30 year loan with a fixed rate of 6.375%?
\$1,937.12
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Theresa is buying a condo that costs \$127,500. She has \$8,300 in savings and earns \$3,200 a month. Theresa would like to spend no more than 20% of her income on her mortgage payment. Which loan option would you recommend to Theresa?
30 year fixed, 6.5% down at a fixed rate of 5%
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Peter wants to buy a duplex with a purchase price of \$226,950. Peter can afford a 10% down payment. Peter earns \$2,985 a month and wants to spend no more than 10% of his income on his mortgage payment. Peter is going to rent out the other half of the duplex. He thinks that if he charges \$900 a month in rent this will cover the remainder of his mortgage payment. Given that Peter has a 30 year mortgage with a fixed rate of 6.25%, how should Peter adjust how much he charges for rent of the other half of the duplex?
Peter should increase the rent by \$60.
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Which of the following statements is true?
NOT The faster you pay off your mortgage, the lower your monthly payments are.
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If the purchase price for a house is \$309,900, what is the monthly payment if you put 20% down for a 30 year loan with a fixed rate of 6%?
\$1,858.01
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Why does it take 30 years to pay off \$150,000 loan, even though you pay \$1000 a month?
Even though the principal would be paid off in just over 10 years, it costs the bank a lot of money fund the loan. The rest of the loan is paid out in interest.
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The Williams are buying a house that costs \$323,000 and can afford a 10% down payment. If the Williams want the lowest monthly payment, which loan option would you recommend?
30 year fixed, 10% down at a fixed rate of 6%
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Which of these statements is most accurate regarding mortgage payments through the life of your loan?
At the beginning of your loan, your payments are covering mostly interest. At the end of your loan, your payments are covering mostly principal.
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Vanessa bought a house for \$268,500. She has a 30 year mortgage with a fixed rate of 6.25%. Vanessa's monthly payments are \$1,595.85. How much was Vanessa's down payment?