On January 1, 2015, Florida Investments purchases a condo for $400,000, paying $80,000 down and borrowing the remaining $320,000, signing an 6%, 30-year mortgage. Installment payments of $1,918.56 are due at the end of each month, with the first payment due on January 31, 2015.
1. Record issuance of the mortgage installment note on January 1, 2015.
2. Complete the first three rows of an amortization schedule.
3. Record the first monthly mortgage payment on January 31, 2015. How much of the first payment goes to interest expense and how much goes to reducing the carrying value of the loan?
4. Total payments over the 30 years are $690,682 ($1,918.56 ( 360 monthly payments). How much of this is interest expense and how much is actual payment of the loan?