While it might be a discussion on whether or not it is better to buy than rent, it is good to know the numbers associated with your situation to make an informed decision. With that in mind I made a mortgage calculator, or actually two – an international version for people around the world, and a version that uses all the relevant legal limits for the Netherlands, to give an indication of your options.
Ever wondered why you need to keep paying for 30 years for a house you supposedly own? More and more people are wondering the same and have started paying off their mortgages early to live a mortgage-free life. Are lower monthly payments the holy grail and should everyone just pay off their mortgage as soon as possible? You guessed it, probably not, let’s have a look at pre-paying your mortgage.