what is interest only loan and benefits of it to the borrower?

Interest-only Loan

In the interest-only loan, the borrower is required to pay the interest for some part of the term with an unchanged principal balance. These loans result in delaying the repayment associated with the borrowed amount in a fixed term that ranges from 3 to 5 years. In this time period, you are required to pay only the interest calculated on the loan and not the amount of principal. At the end of the term of the interest-only loan, the loan type will be switched to the principal and loan type, which will require repaying the borrowed amount.

Benefits of the Interest-only Loan

  • The lower payments for the borrower during the time of the interest-only duration can facilitate in saving the money that can be used for paying off expensive debts. This will make the amount of monthly repayments significantly lower for the first 5 to 10 years.
  • With the non-payment of the principal amount, it also enables the investors to fund other assets and put money in debts that are non-tax deductible.
  • An interest-only loan type is a feasible option for those, who want to invest in the property market without the need to spend a large amount initially.

Interest-only Vs Principal and Interest

As compared to the interest-only loan type, the interest rate amount is higher in the case of principal and interest loan. In the latter loan type, you are paying the mortgage amount a little earlier in the loan duration, which will result in paying less amount of interest. Along with this, the borrower will incur less risk while going for the principal and interest loan as compared to the interest-only.

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