On the following pages you will find excerpts from two tables that we have used in the text.

The first, “Annual Present Value Factors,” is discussed in Part II, Calculation 16 (“Discounted Cash Flow”) and Calculation 17 (“Net Present Value”). The second table, “Monthly Mortgage Payment per $1—Mortgage Constant,” is covered in Part II, Calculation 28 (“Mortgage Payment/Mortgage Constant”) and Calculation 29 (“Principal Balance/Balloon Payment”). You will also see this table used in Part 1, Chapter 3, “How the ‘Time Value of Money’ Should Influence Your Real Estate Investing Decisions.”

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