Compute the price of the house today


Assignment

The Hamptons Home of a Famed Socialite Hits the Market

"Before there was Paris Hilton, there was Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan - a Gilded Age heiress and socialite, renowned for her beauty and wealth. Ms. Balsan's onetime Hamptons home was slated to hit the market priced at $38 million with Tim Davis of the Corcoran Group.

Located on Ox Pasture Road in Southampton, the shingle-style home was built around 1910 and is known as "Gardenside" or "Cara-Mia". Ms. Balsan, the great-granddaughter of railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, owned the house until her death in 1954.

According to public records, the estate is owned by Robert G. Goldstein, executive vice president and president of global gaming operations at Las Vegas Sands Corp, and his wife Sheryl, who purchased the house in 2002 for $17.4 million." (The Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2014, M2)

Instructions:

1. Calculate the annual compound growth rate of the house price during the period when the house was owned by Robert G. Goldstein (since 2002). (Round the number of years to the whole number). Please show your work.

2. Assume that the growth rate you calculated in question #1 remains the same for the next 30 years. Calculate the price of the house in 30 years after it was sold by Robert G. Goldstein. Please show your work.

3. Assume that the growth rate you calculated in question #1 remains the same since the house was sold. Calculate the price of the house today. (Round the number of years to the whole number). Show your work.

4. Assume the growth rate that you calculated in #1 prevailed since 1910. Calculate the price of the house in 1910. Please show your work.

5. Assume the growth rate that you calculated in #1 prevailed since 1910. Calculate the price of the house in 1954. Please show your work.

6. You were using the time value of money concept to answer question #5. Think about the time line for that problem. What is the time point 0 in that problem? Please explain your answer.

7. Reflection - include a paragraph in your own words reflecting on specifically what you learned from the assignment and how you think you could apply what you learned in the workplace.

Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:

1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.

2. The response also include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

3. Also Include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.

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