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  1. How to Quickly and Easily Evaluate a Deal!

    about 6 years ago by Jason Hanson

    Learn how to evaluate a deal in five minutes or less.

  2. Real Estate Value: Knowing What You Have

    about 6 years ago by Dave Brown

    Do you own a home that has a rather large lot compared to that of your neighbors? Does the site have an abundance of road frontage? You may be sitting on a goldmine and not even realize it.

  3. Understanding Cap Rates (Capitalization Rates)

    about 6 years ago by Robert McComb

    To understand the real story behind the income potential of a property, we need to understand the capitalization rate (cap rate).

  4. Time Adjustments

    almost 6 years ago by Anwell T.

    Adjusting for time can be tricky when creating a comparative market analysis. Factors affecting changes in the market must be investigated.

  5. Analyzing the What If's

    almost 6 years ago by Anwell T.

    Electronic spreadsheets and computer programs have made running sensitivity analysis and simulations quite efficient and easy to use when analyzing the what if's in investment property.

  6. Establishing the Value of Real Estate for Explosive Profits

    almost 6 years ago by Peter Vekselman

    You've located the property that you are potentially interested in purchasing, have looked at it, and determined that it meets your basic investing goals. Before you pat yourself on the back for a...

  7. Derived Capitalization Rate

    almost 6 years ago by Frank Gallinelli

    A refinement on the Market Cap Rate is the "Derived Cap Rate," aka "Band of Investment." Learn what it is and how to calculate it.

  8. Estimating Price Without Comparable Comps

    almost 5 years ago by Lori Turturici

    Don't have comparable comps to figure out how to price your property? Use average square footage comps and get a good strong price evaluation...

  9. Determining Property Value - Part I Visual Inspection

    over 4 years ago by Annette N.

    Do you know the best way to determine real property value? Visiting the property is the best method used to make a determination as to whether or not a property is worth your time and money...read ...

  10. Determining Property Value - Part 3 Using Comps

    over 4 years ago by Annette N.

    Using comparable sales data to calculate average square foot

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