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What is Amortization Schedule in real estate?

Mortgage loans are repaid over time, usually in equal monthly installments, based on an amortization schedule. Amortization schedules for fixed rate mortgages contain a declining amount of interest and a rising amount of principal repaid each month as the total loan value declines. Read about PITI (principal, interest, taxes and insurance), the core components of monthly homeownership costs.

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