Calculators for Real Estate Investors | Think Realty

    Cap Rate

    When to use this calculator: When you need a way to compare the returns on different investment properties.

    Cash-on-Cash Return

    When to use this calculator: To evaluate the success of an investment after its first year.

    Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR)

    When to use this calculator: To evaluate the viability of an investment from a lending perspective.

    Gross Rent

    When to use this calculator: When looking for a quick sign a potential commercial deal (multifamily or otherwise) is worth considering.

    Gross Yield

    When to use this calculator: In context with institutional investors. Gross yield uses the same values as rent-to-cost.

    Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

    When to use this calculator: To put your ROI in perspective with your initial outlay of money or compare investment opportunities in different asset classes.

    Rent-to-Cost

    When to use this calculator: If you need to quickly determine if a potential rental is worth evaluating further.

    Return on Investment (ROI)

    When to use this calculator: To get a “whole picture” of a future investment or a completed investment.

    The 50% Rule

    When to use this calculator: When you need a fast estimate for operating expenses.

    The 70% Rule

    When to use this calculator: To determine the strike price most optimal for solid profits on a potential investment.