You are considering the purchase of a six-unit apartment complex. The following assumptions are made [Hint: set-up the pro form and amortization table in Excel and highlight your solutions]:

The purchase price is $500,000. You will also need to spend $50,000 to rehabilitate and modernize the apartment (this will be an out-of-pocket cost).

Potential gross income (PGI) for the first year of operations is projected to be $72,000.

PGI is expected to increase 5 percent per year.

A 5% vacancy rate is expected.

Operating expenses are estimated at 30 percent of effective gross income. Ignore capital expenditures.

The market value of the property is expected to increase and thus the sale price will be $600,000.

Selling expenses will be 5 percent.

The holding period is 5 years.

The appropriate unlevered rate of return to discount projected NOIs and the projected NSP is 10 percent.

The required levered rate of return is 12 percent.

80 percent of the acquisition price can be borrowed with a 30-year, monthly payment mortgage.

The annual interest rate on the mortgage will be 6.5 percent.

Financing costs will equal 2 percent of the loan amount.

There are no prepayment penalties.

a. Calculate net operating income (NOI) for each of the five years.

b. Calculate the net sale proceeds from the sale of the property.

c. Calculate the net present value of this investment, assuming no mortgage debt. Should you purchase? Why?

d. Calculate the internal rate of return of this investment, assuming no debt. Should you purchase? Why?

e. Calculate the monthly mortgage payment. What is the total per year?

f. Calculate the loan balance at the end of years 1, 2, 3, and 4. (Note: the unpaid mortgage balance at any time is equal to the present value of the remaining payments, discounted at the contract rate of interest.)

g. Calculate the amount of principal reduction achieved during each of the four years.

h. Calculate the total interest paid during each of the four years. (Remember: Debt Service equals Principal + Interest.)

i. Calculate the levered required initial equity investment.

j. Calculate the before-tax cash flow (BTCF) for each of the four years.

k. Calculate the before-tax equity reversion (BTER) from the sale of the property.

l. Calculate the levered net present value of this investment. Should you purchase? Why?

m. Calculate the levered internal rate of return of this investment. Should you purchase? Why?

n. Calculate, for the first year of operations, the: (1) overall (cap) rate of return, (2) equity dividend rate, (3) effective gross income multiplier, (4) debt coverage ratio