Sample chapter from What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow by Frank Gallinelli.
Whether you’re an experienced income-property investor or a beginner just testing the waters for the first time, this book will tell you how to run the numbers on any real estate investment. It is designed to serve as an indispensable guide and reference.
Like all types of investing, real estate requires that you develop a proficiency with some basic measurements, rates of return, cash flows, and estimates of value, to name a few. The goal of this book is to explain how
to make these calculations for virtually any income property and to explain the basic concept behind each calculation so as to make you a smarter investor. Without knowing these key formulas, you’re really just guessing when you try to figure out whether a given property is a good investment.
Frank Gallinelli, founder and President of RealData’ Inc, the real estate industry’s leading investment software firm and author of What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow… And 36 Other Key Financial Measures.