Mortgage Interest Deductions

by First Time Home Buyer from Indiana, USA

Who gets the mortgage interest deductions? We just bought our first house and our parents are our private mortgage financing. We put down a 20% down payment and they loaned us the rest, around $97,000.

Is there a way to register the mortgage with the government to properly pay taxes on the mortgage and/or mortgage interest?

Kate Answers: Mortgage Interest Deductions

Dear First Time Home Buyer, Thank you for contacting regarding mortgage interest deductions. This question is frequently asked so I know many Readers will benefit from your letter.

Go to Private Mortgage Financing where I have answered your questions.

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