Buying your first home is all about successful number crunching. Here are 3 great home-buying calculators and tools that make it easier to estimate your mortgage and home-ownership costs.

Use these calculators and tools online or download them to your desktop. You can also download them to your smart phone via the HomeOpeners App.

Home-buying calculator #1: What Can I Afford Tool

Start with the basics. This home-buying tool analyzes your income, debt payments, mortgage rate, amortization period, and other monthly maintenance costs to let you know how much house (and mortgage debt) you can afford.

Home-buying calculator #2: Mortgage Payment Calculator

Plug in variables and get the lowdown on three key mortgage considerations: monthly amount, overall mortgage or amortization period.

Home-buying calculator #3: Premium Calculator

Compare our mortgage products to find out which is best for you! Fill in your new home’s purchase price and available down payment, and learn what your total loan and premium would be, utilizing 10 different Genworth mortgage solutions.

Do your numbers indicate you’re ready to take the next steps? Read on for more of Genworth’s mortgage options tailored to first-time buyers and download the new HomeOpeners App for mortgage calculators and other home-buying tools for your mobile device.

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