Rental Performance Proforma

18 Essential Metrics to a Complete Real Estate Investment Analysis

When it comes to analyzing the potential of an income producing property, most people focus on Cash on Cash return as the only measure of their real estate return on investment. However, to get a complete picture of the return of your real estate investments, there is an array of metrics that you should include as part of your rental property analysis. While initially overwhelming, in this post I’ll break down each metric, provide the formula to calculate it, and show you examples, using a real-life advertised deal. In addition, I’ll also go into how these figures and ratios relate to each other. The total picture you get from preparing… Read More

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BRRRR Real Estate Investment Strategy

Real Estate Investment Strategies: Example BRRRR Analysis

In this video and post we are going to analyze a property that was recently advertised on BiggerPockets as a potential BRRRR real estate investment strategy candidate.   In order to perform the analysis, we will be going over: An Overview: What is BRRRR? The Potential Deal What is the 2% Rule? Gathering the Due Diligence Data Verify the After Repair Value (ARV) Identify the Rehab Costs Enter the Purchase, Sale, and Holding Costs Purchase Costs Sale Costs Operational Expenses (OpEx) Modeling BRRRR Financing: Buy, Rehab, Refinance Hard Money Purchase Loan for Purchase & Rehab FHA Conventional Refinance Rental Property Income Capital Expenditures (Reserves) Itemizing CapEx How Does CapEx Affect… Read More

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How to calculate cash on cash and internal rate of return

Why Should Cash-on-Cash Analysis Only Be Used For the First Year of Rental Cash Flows?

The other day I was thinking about how we use Cash on Cash Return (CCR) to filter and compare potential rental property investments, and how that metric is only useful to understand the first year performance of a potential long-term buy-and-hold deal. This post explains the limitation of Cash on Cash Return (CCR) beyond the first year, and why you should use Internal Rate of Return (IRR) to analyze the long-term potential of your rental property investments instead.   Starting at the Beginning: What is ROI? ROI is the rate of return of your total investment.     Generally, ROI is used for short-term investments such as flips where you… Read More

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