|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2017
|Mortgage Loans on Real Estate [Abstract]|
|Mortgage Loans on Real Estate, by Loan Disclosure [Text Block]||
The Company offers secured non-banking loans to real estate investors (also known as hard money loans) to fund their acquisition and construction of properties located mainly in Connecticut. The loans are principally secured by first mortgages on real estate and, generally, are also personally guaranteed by the borrower or its principals. The loans are generally for a term of one to three years. The loans are initially recorded and carried thereafter, in the financial statements, at cost. Most of the loans provide for monthly payments of interest only (in arrears) during the term of the loan and a “balloon” payment of the principal on the maturity date.
For the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016, the aggregate amounts of loans funded by the Company were $33,792,878 and $14,849,831, respectively, offset by principal repayments of $14,637,831 and $10,921,370, respectively.
For the quarter ended September 30, 2017, the Company closed loans ranging in size from $10,000 to $1,200,000 with stated interest rates ranging from 11% to 12% and a default interest rate for non-payment of 18%.
At September 30, 2017, no single borrower had loans outstanding representing more than 10% of the total balance of the loans outstanding.
The Company generally grants loans for a term of one to three years. In some cases, the Company has agreed to extend the term of the loans. A loan that is extended is treated as a new loan. However, prior to granting an extension, the loan underwriting process is repeated.
In November 2016, the Company purchased a mortgage note at a discount of $74,954 and then subsequently refinanced the note obtaining additional collateral and payment terms consistent with similar notes held by the Company. The discount is being amortized over the three-year life of the refinanced loan.
Credit risk profile based on loan activity as of September 30, 2017:
The following is the maturities of mortgages receivable as of September 30, 2017:
The entire disclosure for mortgage loans on real estate, this includes the supplemental information pertaining to each mortgage loan receivable that equals or exceeds three percent of the carrying amount of mortgages.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef