How to Analyze or Value Properties

How to determine cap rate for your area
Short answer is don't get too hung up on cap rate.  It's one tool we have to help us compare properties to each other. You could start off by tal...
Fri, 18 Feb, 2022 at 3:30 PM
How to determine the rents if you don't know them
You may run across a property that you'd like to evaluate but you don't know what the rents are. Here's how to find them with the best choic...
Thu, 20 Jan, 2022 at 10:23 AM
How to Enter Rents into Commercial Property Evaluator Software
The commercial property evaluator software provides a place for studios, 1 bed, and 2 bed units, but what if you have a property with 3 beds or you have som...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 12:49 PM
How to value mobile home parks
To determine the actual value of a mobile home park we're going to make a few changes to the formula we use for apartment buildings. To start off -...
Sun, 20 Feb, 2022 at 4:12 PM
How to value self-storage facilities
Here's how to value self-storage facilities  Older, NOT national brand Vacancy - 10 %  (for leased up stabilized value) Expenses - 38% Cap Rate - 6%...
Sun, 20 Feb, 2022 at 6:51 PM
How to Value Vacant Properties
A vacant property is going to be worth less than one that is leased up, but you can't use the cap rate formula with zero income to give you zero value...
Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 at 10:26 AM
No rent roll - listing does not show rents
You may run across a property that you'd like to evaluate but you don't know what the rents are. Here's how to find them with the best choic...
Thu, 20 Jan, 2022 at 10:26 AM
What Cap Rate to Use When Evaluating Commercial Properties
Here's a question that many aspiring commercial investors have: A "C"-class property is posting a cap of 4.32% and a Pro-Forma Cap rate i...
Tue, 24 May, 2022 at 12:37 PM