# Tag Archives: Puzzle #2

## Puzzle #2: Answers to Follow-up Questions

Puzzle #2 asked how a \$6 million mortgage pool with a weighted average LTV of 80% could have a total property value of \$9 million when the average LTV implies a value of \$7.5 million. Chun Lee NG gave a good general … Continue reading

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## Puzzle #2: Follow-up Questions

Puzzle #2 asked how a \$6 million mortgage pool with a weighted average LTV of 80% could have a total property value of \$9 million when the average LTV implies a value of \$7.5 million. Chun Lee NG provided a good explanation … Continue reading

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## Puzzle #2: Weighted Average LTV

The loan-to-value ratio (“LTV”) of a mortgage equals the loan amount divided by the property’s value. The LTV is a key indicator of mortgage quality. The lower the LTV, the more likely it is that the mortgage can be paid off … Continue reading

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