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Mortgage Dance

Provide straightforward and hassle-free access to understanding mortgage concepts and intuitive tools to plan homeownership

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Mortgage Dance

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Self-initiated, open source

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Design, development

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React, Gatsby, Dinero.js, Chart.js, Fuse.js

Background

Mortgage is complicated and full of unfamiliar concepts. While there are plenty of resources online—e.g. calculators, articles, glossaries, videos—I couldn't yet find a beginner-friendly and ad-free collection, so I decided to build one.

Key Features

  • Mortgage glossary with fuzzy search

  • A variety of mortgage calculators with visual charts

    • Basic mortgage calculator
    • Affordability calculator
    • Amortization schedule calculator

TODO

  • Create "Mortgage fundamentals" visual content as a resource

  • Add other useful calculator modules

  • Edit glossary entries

  • Expand "Additional resources"


Visual snapshots

Mortgage calculator

Mortgage Dance: Calculator Dynamic calculation of basic inputs: largely based on https://www.bankrate.com/calculators/mortgages/mortgage-calculator.aspx

Mortgage glossary

Mortgage Dance: Glossary Mortgage Glossary: terms and definitions collected from multiple online sources

Mortgage Dance: Glossary with search Mortgage Glossary: fuzzy search powered by Fuse.js

Affordability calculator

Mortgage Dance: Affordability calculator Calculating affordability based on multiple factors: largely based on https://www.vertex42.com/Calculators/home-affordability-calculator.html

Amortization schedule calculator

Mortgage Dance: Amortization schedule calculator Calculating amortization schedule based on basic inputs: largely based on https://www.bankrate.com/calculators/mortgages/amortization-calculator.aspx

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