Rather than guessing about home buying decision is the right one, here are some quick calculators that are designed to give you the answer you need to your specific question. You don't need to be the next math genius to find out how much loan is affordable for you to buy one of our homes for sale in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Every MLS listing has the annual property taxes and total HOA monthly fee equivalent (Ttl Mthly Fee Equiv) in case there is more than one HOA or they collect quarterly, semi-annually or annually. If you can't find it in the listing, the amount is $0.00.
The calculators will give you monthly loan costs to repay principle over the life of the loan and interest on the outstanding balance. But you need to know the annual taxes to divide by 12 and home owners insurance to rebuild in case of fire or other covered damage.Call your insurance agent for their cost or for planning purposes I use $650 per year and divide by 12.
Attached properties have higher HOA fees than single family detached homes because the HOA is often responsible for maintaining the exterior of the condo or townhouse building, too. A higher HOA fee will reduce how expensive an Arizona home you can buy.
These calculators will help you look at "what ifs", so you can make better decisions. Please call if you need help. We should be able to figure it out together. I can put you in touch with a lender to give you more information specific to your situation.
Use the following calculators to help you find the answers you seek: