Commercial Lending Glossary
A glossary of definitions for common terms used in commercial real estate hard money lending & CRE investing.
The difference between a product's selling price and its production cost. Margin is also used in a corporate context to refer to the ratio between revenue and expense.
The smallest portion of a bill that must be paid each billing cycle. This minimum is usually based on one of a few things: a percentage of the newest balance, your interest charges and late fees plus a flat dollar amount, or a flat dollar amount. Generally, if your balance is smaller than your minimum payment, your minimum payment will then be the same as your balance.