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Differential and payout penalty on your mortgage.
A $ 100,000 mortgage at current market rates of
3.7 % with a 36 month term and
300 month amortization results in monthly payments of
$ 510 and a balance at term maturity of $ 92,253.
A higher than market mortgage rate of 6 %
would result in a payment that is $ 130
higher each month and a balance at term maturity that is also $ 2,013
higher. The present value of the differences in payments with this adverse
financing is $ 6,226.
You would be WORSE OFF with the 6 %
mortgage by a Present Value of $ 6,226.