South End Lending Group issues a private money loan to Janie for a remodeling project in Adelanto, CA, on a property that is listed for $190,000. Since the lender sets a 55% loan to value, Janie will have to put 45% down so the total amount of the note will be $104,500. The terms of the deal also stipulate a five point origination fee which will be paid at the closing and a 6 month, interest-only note with a 14% rate of interest.
According to the parameters of the note, Janie will be required to pay a $5,225 origination fee plus 45% of the purchase price, or $85,500, based on the 55% LTV. After the deal closes, she will need to pay South End Lending Group $1,219 in monthly interest payments, or 14% multiplied by $104,500 divided by 12 months in a year. If Janie sells the house for $266,000 after 6 months, she would then realize a gross profit of $63,460 after deducting the original principle of $104,500, the money paid at the close of $85,500, the origination points of $5,225, and the total interest payments of $7,315. This gross profit does not include remodeling costs.