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Paying off your mortgage early is a great thing, and you can do it relatively easily and painlessly. You don't need to pay to join a service (sometimes a couple hundred dollars) then pay a continuing fee to have a third party company pay your mortgage payment. You can do this yourself. Bi-weekly mortgage payments work in a general sense, but the pay-services do not.
There are several different options to pay off a mortgage more quickly. Bi-weekly mortgage payments can be made or extra principal can be added to the normal monthly mortgage payment.
DISCLAIMER: This article addresses a question about general bi-weekly mortgage payment services. This does not reflect an opinion of any particular company/service. Comments below are not solicited; they are the opinions of readers weighing in on their own accord. We recently had a customer bring in a postcard he received that got his attention. It said, "You have a mortgage with Amerifirst Home Mortgage and we can help you pay it off early and save you thousands of dollars!" Our customer wanted to know if the bi-weekly mortgage service ad came from us at Amerifirst, because he was thinking about paying for it. We're busting this myth right now!