Amortization Schedule and Tips to Pay Down your Mortgage
An amortization schedule charts out all your payments over 30 years. For example, here is an amortization schedule for a $200,000 loan at 3% interest (taxes and insurance not included).
To pay down the mortgage, here are a few things you can do:
This page discusses itemizing as of 2020.
Be sure to keep all receipts and costs associated with house, whether it is an investment or not. If it is an investment or down the road if you turn it into a rental, you can deduct these from any profit when you sell.