ARM vs. Fixed-Rate Mortgage
Which mortgage is right for you? A fixed-rate mortgage offers the same fixed interest rate for the life of your loan. An adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) has a low, fixed rate for an initial period, followed by a variable interest rate over the remaining term. You can adjust the inputs below and click the ‘View Report’ button to see how the type of mortgage affects your monthly payment and payment schedule over time.
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