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How much house can you afford?

by Mario Acosta July 9, 2015 Buyers

Methodology

Use this calculator http://tinyurl.com/calculatenow

To arrive at an “affordable” home price, we followed the guidelines of most lenders. In general, that means your total debt payments should be no more than 36% of your gross income.

Once you enter your monthly debt (including credit cards, student loan and car payments), we come up with a maximum monthly …

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Google’s New Mortgage Calculator Is a Good—If Simple—Start

by Mario Acosta March 3, 2015 Buyers

As part of its ongoing effort to insinuate itself into every aspect of our lives, Google has just launched a mortgage calculator that pops up whenever you search for anything mortgage-related.

It’s got some pretty cool stuff. For one, the interface is stripped down to the absolute basics. Enter the amount of the loan, the interest rate, and the length …

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