PETER DOOKS
Peter Dooks 771 Central Ave Greenwood, NS B0P 1N0
Phone: (902) 844-1072 Mobile: (902) 844-1072 Fax: (902) 765-3065

How Much Can You Afford?


 
How much can you afford?Are you thinking about buying a home in the Greenwood area? The calculators below will help you determine loan amounts, mortgage qualification, affordability or whether you should be renting or buying.

Complete the following fields and click Calculate Now.

To view the results of each calculation, click on the various tabs. 

To email yourself a copy of the results, click the Receive this Detailed Analysis link.

Do NOT rely on the results from these calculators to make financial decisions. Interest rates vary and the tax laws change regularly. Please contact me for assistance with your specific concerns.

Required Fields
Term In Years:     
Interest Rate:      %
Cost of Home:  $
Down Payment:  $  
Annual Insurance:  $  
Estimate Insurance to 0.43% of Cost
Annual Property Tax:  $  
Estimate Tax to 1.2% of Cost
Monthly Income:  $
Monthly Debt:  $
Optional Fields
Gross Debt Service Ratio (GDS):     
Total Debt Service Ratio (TDS):     
Condos Fees:  $
Results
  Receive this Detailed Analysis

Your Monthly Payments
 
Loan Amount:
Loan Insurance (%):
Total Loan (Mortgage) Amount:
 
Principal & Interest:
Homeowners Insurance:
Property Taxes:
Condo Fees:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
Total Monthly Payment:
Income Needed to Qualify for the Mortgage
Total Monthly Loan Payment:
Total Monthly Debt Payment:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
Qualifying Income of % GDS Ratio:
Qualifying Income of % TDS Ratio:
What You Can Afford
We are using the % ratio.
Cost of House:
Down Payment:
Loan Value:
Monthly Principal & Interest:
Monthly Insurance:
Monthly Property Tax:
Monthly Condo Fees:
 
Cost of House = [(Monthly income x Debt Ratio) – monthly tax – monthly insurance – condo fee] /
(monthly interest rate/ function of interest rate)
Renting
Monthly Rent: $
Annual Rental Increases:  %
Monthly Renter Insurance: $
Savings or Investment Rate:  %
 
Owning
Planned # of years in home: 
Yearly appreciation of the home:  %
Annual home maintenance:  %