Negotiating Interest Rates - How it Impacts the Monthly Payment
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Did you know that a ½% change in interest is approximately equal to a 5% change in sales price - it is easy to quickly see the importance of the relationship of interest rates to the monthly payments. Here is a quick example:
|Change in Interest vs. Reduced Sales Price|
|Purchase Price ||$200,000|
|Interest Rate ||5%||Term ||30||Payment ||$1,073.64|
| || || || || || |
|½% Increase in Rate ||$1,135.58|
|5% Increase in Price ||$1,127.33|
|A ½% change in interest rates is approximately equal to 5% change in price|
|1% Increase in Rate ||$1,199.10|
|10% Increase in Price ||$1,181.01|
|A 1% change in interest rates is approximately equal to 10% change in price|
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