numpy.pmt(rate, nper, pv, fv=0, when='end')
Compute the payment against loan principal plus interest.
The payment is computed by solving the equation:
fv + pv*(1 + rate)**nper + pmt*(1 + rate*when)/rate*((1 + rate)**nper - 1) == 0
rate == 0:
fv + pv + pmt * nper == 0
Note that computing a monthly mortgage payment is only one use for this function. For example, pmt returns the periodic deposit one must make to achieve a specified future balance given an initial deposit, a fixed, periodically compounded interest rate, and the total number of periods.
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What is the monthly payment needed to pay off a $200,000 loan in 15 years at an annual interest rate of 7.5%?
>>> np.pmt(0.075/12, 12*15, 200000) -1854.0247200054619
In order to pay-off (i.e., have a future-value of 0) the $200,000 obtained today, a monthly payment of $1,854.02 would be required. Note that this example illustrates usage of
fv having a default value of 0.
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