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How to be Mortgage Free on your Primary Residence within Ten Years

Blog by Brad Herman | June 14th, 2013

I believe that one of the single largest facts that many mortgage professionals seem to regularly forget is that almost nobody actually wants a mortgage. What people really want is to own real estate… and having a mortgage is often really just an unfortunate side effect of that pursuit. Even if you are amongst the select few that want a mortgage for estate planning purposes or some other reason, the fact still remains – after taxes, a consumer’s mortgage typically makes up the single largest monthly payment an individual or household has.