Amortization Comparison Chart

Example: Extended Amortization — 5 Year Fixed Rate Closed Mortgage

The chart below shows the impact of various amortization periods on the monthly mortgage payment and total interest costs (over the full amortization). It is important to be aware that the total interest costs increase significantly as the amortization exceeds 25 years. Let one of our mortgage specialists help determine whether an extended amortization is right for you.

Note: If you choose an amortization over 25 years, you must have a down payment of at least 20%.

Example: Extended Amortization — 5 Year Fixed Rate Closed Mortgage
Details 25 Year 30 Year
Mortgage Principal $150,000.00 $150,000.00
Monthly Mortgage Payment (P & I)

(5 yr Term @ 4.00%)
$789.04 $713.28
Interests Costs for Full Amortization $86,707.04 $106,779.45

The Interest Costs for Full Amortization is based on the selected interest rate being applicable throughout the amortization period and the payments remaining constant with no prepayments or skipped payments. These results are based on the accuracy and completeness of the data you have entered and are for illustrative and general information purposes only.

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