Rhode Island mortgage calculator

Use our free mortgage calculator to estimate your monthly mortgage payment, includi...ng your principal and interest, taxes, insurance, and PMI in Rhode Island. See how your monthly payment changes by making updates to your home price, down payment, interest rate, and loan term.

Rhode Island housing market

Rhode Island, the Ocean State, has a strong housing market, boasting 6.1% growth in... home values last year, but it is also a relatively expensive market, boasting the 13th least affordable cost of housing in the country. Most homeowners also spend about 22% of their monthly income on home expenses, more than in most states. While it is the smallest state by land mass in the country, tourists flock to Newport, RI, to see its large mansions.

Your monthly payment
$1,599
30 year fixed loan term
Monthly payment
Principal & interest

$1,163

Property taxes

Homeowners insurance

Homeowners association (HOA) fees

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Total principal: $240,000
Loan Term
30 year fixedYour input
15 year fixed30 year fixed
Monthly Payment$1,599$2,009$1,453
Mortgage Rate4.125%2.261%*3.038%*
Total interest paid
$178,737
$43,218
$126,039
Loan Term
30 year fixedYour input
15 year fixed30 year fixed
Monthly Payment$1,599$2,009$1,453
Mortgage Rate4.125%2.261%*3.038%*
Total interest paid
$178,737
$43,218
$126,039
Amortization

See how your payments change over time for your 30 year fixed loan term

At year 0

30 year fixed loan term

Remaining
$240,000
Principal Paid
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Interest Paid
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Year 0
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Principal & interest

$1,163

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Rhode Island mortgage and refinance rates today (APR)

ProductInterest rateAPR
30-year fixed-rate2.949%3.013%
20-year fixed-rate2.691%2.777%
15-year fixed-rate2.134%2.234%
10-year fixed-rate2.266%2.433%
7/1 ARM2.614%3.111%
5/1 ARM2.568%3.177%
30-year fixed-rate FHA2.750%3.409%
30-year fixed-rate VA2.521%2.807%

Data source: ©Zillow, Inc. 2006 – 2021. Use is subject to the Terms of Use

Today's rate

3.013%
30-year fixed

Today’s mortgage rates in Rhode Island are 3.013% for a 30-year fixed, 2.234% for a 15-year fixed, and 3.177% for a 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM).

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First-time home buyer programs in Rhode Island

There are several national first-time home buyer programs that may be able to help you get into a home in Rhode Island.

Conventional mortgage

National program

What you need to know

Best for home buyers with good credit looking for low down payments or limited mortgage insurance premiums. A conventional mortgage is a home loan that isn’t guaranteed or insured by the federal government. Conventional mortgages that conform to the requirements set forth by Fannie Mae and Freddie...

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Average property tax in Rhode Island counties

Taking U.S. Census data, NerdWallet has crunched the numbers to help you understand what property tax rate you can expect to pay on your future home in Rhode Island. Because assessed values aren’t frequently updated, you may pay a higher rate at first but eventually you’ll pay a similar rate.

County
Avg. property tax rate
Avg. home value
Bristol County1.47%$341,300
Kent County1.77%$231,500
Newport County1.07%$389,600
Providence County1.74%$230,700
Washington County1.23%$339,400

Source: American Communities Survey 2016, U.S. Census

Under "Home price," enter the price (if you're buying) or the current value (if you're refinancing). NerdWallet also has a .

Under "Down payment," enter the amount of your down payment (if you’re buying) or the amount of equity you have (if refinancing). A  is the cash you pay upfront for a home, and  is the value of the home, minus what you owe.

On desktop, under "Interest rate" (to the right), enter the rate. Under "Loan term," click the plus and minus signs to adjust the length of the mortgage in years.

On mobile devices, tap "Refine Results" to find the field to enter the rate and use the plus and minus signs to select the "Loan term."

You may enter your own figures for  and , if you don’t wish to use NerdWallet’s estimates. Edit these figures by clicking on the amount currently displayed.

The mortgage calculator lets you click "Compare common loan types" to view a comparison of different loan terms. Click "Amortization" to see how the principal balance, principal paid (equity) and total interest paid change year by year. On mobile devices, scroll down to see "Amortization."

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The mortgage payment calculation looks like this: M = P [ i(1 + i)^n ] / [ (1 + i)^n – 1]

The variables are as follows:

Determining what your monthly house payment will be is an important part of figuring out how much house you can afford. That monthly payment is likely to be the biggest part of your cost of living.

Using NerdWallet’s mortgage calculator lets you estimate your mortgage payment when you buy a home or refinance. You can change loan details in the calculator to run scenarios. The calculator can help you decide:

Mortgage lenders are required to assess your ability to repay the amount you want to borrow. A lot of factors go into that assessment, and the main one is debt-to-income ratio.

Your  is the percentage of pretax income that goes toward monthly debt payments, including the mortgage, car payments, student loans, minimum credit card payments and child support. Lenders look most favorably on debt-to-income ratios of 36% or less — or a maximum of $1,800 a month on an income of $5,000 a month before taxes.

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If your mortgage payment included just principal and interest, you could use a bare-bones mortgage calculator. But most mortgage payments include other charges as well. Here are the key components of the monthly mortgage payment:

Typically, when you belong to a homeowners association, the dues are billed directly, and it's not added to the monthly mortgage payment. Because HOA dues can be easy to forget, they're included in NerdWallet's mortgage calculator.

The mortgage calculator lets you test scenarios to see how you can reduce the monthly payments:

Your monthly payment can go up over time if: