Jul 22, 2015 ... I know that we spent about $200K on our house and the payment after 20% down
was about $1,500. Do you really want 50% of your $3,100 ...
Aug 18, 2014 ... Buying a home is a rite of passage in America, one that 90% of us will make at
some point in our lives, according to estimates from Freddie Mac ...
Your maximum mortgage payment (rule of 28): The golden rule in ... maximum
mortgage amount, and you have a good idea of the most you can spend on a
home. .... A quick rule of thumb from when I worked in real estate was that the
Dec 31, 2014 ... Thakor and Kedar's rule of thumb when it comes to house hunting is to "aim for
your housing-related expenses to total no more than 25% of ...
For most people, a house is the biggest purchase they will make in their lives,
one they will pay off for years, even decades, to come. But spending too much on
Aug 29, 2013 ... Deciding how much to spend on a house isn't always so easy. ... The general rule
of thumb: Mortgage payments should not exceed 28% of ...
Dec 9, 2014 ... These rules of thumb are good starting points for your spending. ... more home
than you can afford, it can lower your monthly mortgage cost, ...
A good rule of thumb is that PITI should not exceed 28% of your gross income. ....
It's the result of a family that spent all their money on the house, and now can't ...
Aug 14, 2013 ... ... you can afford, there's a secret real estate rule of thumb for buying within your
means. ... Grae* and her husband prequalified for a $2 million mortgage. .... those
things and other kinds of discretionary spending without worry.
Jul 17, 2014 ... The enduring rule of thumb is arbitrary and almost meaningless in today's market.
... to live, one number rules your world: You should spend no more than 30 ... A
house in a far-out suburb may look cheap, but add in gas for an ...