Your annual income before taxes (or gross income). For joint applicants, this is your total combined annual income before taxes.
The price of the home you wish to purchase. This is the actual price you’ll pay, not including any closing costs.
Total monthly payment
Your total monthly payment, including principal, interest, taxes and insurance (often called PITI).
Term in years
The number of years over which you will repay this loan. Common mortgage terms are 15, 20, and 30 years.
The current interest rate you expect to receive on your mortgage. Please note that the interest rate is different from the Annual Percentage Rate (APR), which includes other expenses such as mortgage insurance, and the origination fee and or point(s), which were paid when the mortgage was first originated. The APR is normally higher than the simple interest rate.
Property tax rate
Your property tax rate. 1% for a $100,000 home equals $1,000 per year in property taxes.
Home insurance rate
Your home owner’s insurance rate. 0.5% for a $100,000 home equals $500 per year for homeowner’s insurance.
Choose how the report will display your payment schedule. Annually will summarize payments and balances by year. Monthly will show every payment for the entire term.
Cash on hand
Cash you have for the down payment and all closing costs.
Loan origination rate
The percentage the lending institution charges for its origination fee. 1% for a $100,000 home equals $1,000.
Number of points paid
The total number of points paid to reduce the interest rate of your mortgage. Each point costs 1% of your mortgage balance.
Other closing costs
Estimate of all other closing costs for this loan. This should include filing fees, appraiser fees and any other miscellaneous fees paid.
Limit down payment
Limit your down payment to percentage required to eliminate the need for PMI payments. Even if you have more cash on hand than required for closing costs, checking this box will limit your down payment to the minimum amount required to forego PMI.
Monthly car payment(s)
Total monthly payment for your car loan(s).
Credit card payments
Total monthly minimum payments for your credit cards.
Other loan payments
Any other installment loan payments, such as student loans or unsecured loans.
Total closing costs
Total upfront costs to close your loan. This is the total of your loan origination fee, points paid and other closing costs.
Monthly PMI payment
Monthly cost of Principal Mortgage Insurance (PMI). For loans secured with less than 20% down, PMI is estimated at 0.5% of your loan balance each year. Monthly PMI is calculated by multiplying your starting loan balance by this percent and dividing by 12. When the equity in your home exceeds the percentage required for PMI, your PMI payment drops to zero. Please note that this is only an estimate of your actual PMI. The amount you may be required to pay may be higher or lower than our estimate.
Monthly PI payment
Monthly principal and interest payment.
Total for down payment
Total funds remaining, after closing costs, for down payment.
Total annual income debt percentage
Not shown. This is the percentage of your annual income your financial institution allows you to use for debt installment payments. This includes car payments, credit card payments, other loan payments and your principal, interest, taxes and insurance payment for your home. The default rate is 36%.
PITI annual income percentage
Not shown. This is the percentage of your annual income your financial institution allows you to use for your principal, interest, taxes and insurance payment for your home. The default rate is 28%.