How is interest calculated in a home loan monthly accrued interest example?


If you have some remaining mortgage balance and you want to know how much of your monthly payment goes towards the interest, consider the following monthly accrued interest example.

Let’s say there is $50,000 mortgage balance left at 6.5%. Divide 6.5 by 12 to find out there is .54% accrued interest for each month. To calculate how much accrued interest you pay monthly, multiply .0054 by 50,000 to find out that the amount $270 is accrued each month.

This is a rough estimate since days in every particular month are also taken into account, but it gives you a good idea about how monthly accrued interest is calculated.

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