How Marty in New York Paid Down $65,000 in Principal in 2 Years

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What was your mortgage situation prior to starting with Replace Your Mortgage?

We had a 30-year mortgage with a starting balance of $289,000.

We had been paying $200 / month of mortgage insurance for 2 years and wanted a faster way to pay off our house without losing access to our money.

What is the current status of your HELOC and how many months did it take you to achieve it?

In the past 9 months, we have taken our mortgage from $280,000 to $205,000. We have enough put into our HELOC already that we are able to afford a new pool.

What was your biggest concern when deciding to join RYM?

I thought it might be too good to be true, and I’m still nervous about how it will affect me come tax time.

How has using the RYM strategy changed your life?

It has given me the freedom to pay off my house as fast as I want without worrying that I have paid in too much and can’t get the money back out if I need it.

What advice would you give to a homeowner considering trying the RYM strategy?

Figure out how you want to use your money and how badly you don’t want to be a slave to your mortgage payments.

About The Author

Michael Lush

Michael Lush is a mortgage industry expert, having spent fourteen years as a mortgage banker helping thousands of families with their mortgage needs. He is also a father and husband. Michael is co-author of the book Replace Your Mortgage: How To Pay Off Your Home In 5-7 Years On Just Your Current Income. Besides this blog, you can find him on Youtube where he shares more information about HELOC's.