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How to Calculate Effective Gross Income

A commercial real estate property’s potential income isn’t just the monthly rents times twelve. Such a simple approach misses additional revenue sources and potential costs and thus doesn’t fully and accurately reflect the income that the property should generate. Instead, calculating effective gross income provides a much more accurate estimate of potential income.

What is Effective Gross Income (EGI)?

Effective gross income (EGI) projects the … Read More

What is Tenancy in Common in Commercial Real Estate?

Tenancy in common (TIC) is a real estate transaction in which there is more than one owner of a specific property. It is not an uncommon situation, but it is one that can have both good and bad factors related to it. Understanding tenancy in common in a commercial real estate transaction is a critical step if this type of structure will be used.

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Understanding Yield Maintenance in a Commercial Mortgage

Commercial mortgages have numerous stipulations that help to protect the lender’s investment. One of those is a prepayment penalty called yield maintenance. Commercial lenders may use this type of penalty as a way to ensure they receive a profit from lending to the borrower.

What Is Yield Maintenance?

In commercial mortgages, yield maintenance is a type of fee paid by the borrower to the lender … Read More

What is a Trailing Twelve Months Period?

The financial performance of commercial real estate property is reported over various periods, including back-looking and forward-looking periods. One of the most common periods when evaluating multifamily properties is the trailing 12-month period, also known as TTM and the most commonly used term T-12.

What is a Trailing 12-Month Period?

The trailing 12-month period is the most recent 12 months. The last full month constitutes … Read More

What is Gross Rent Multiplier and How is it Calculated?

Determining which rental property is worth your investment requires carefully looking at various bits of data. The gross rent multiplier in real estate happens to be one of the most important factors you may wish to focus on – and the good news is there are many such metrics you can use to get a good idea of the value of any property.

First Things … Read More

What is Equity Multiple in Commercial Real Estate?

Equity multiple represents the absolute return of an investment. It’s widely used in private equity and commercial real estate as a litmus test. There are fewer quick ways to calculate the potential or actual total return of a property (or deal).

What Does Equity Multiple Mean?

Equity multiple demonstrates, in a straightforward way, the total return that investors will receive on their total investment. It’s … Read More

Are Commercial Loan Origination Fees Negotiable?

Lenders charge a variety of fees when underwriting commercial real estate loans. One of the most common commercial loan fees and charges is the loan origination fee.

What Are Loan Origination Fees?

Loan origination fees are charged to cover the overhead associated with actually originating a loan.

Origination encompasses the entire process of entering into a loan agreement, from initial application to final signing. The … Read More

Cash on Cash Return vs IRR: Understanding the Difference

For commercial real estate investors, having access to as many metrics as possible to provide insight and comparison opportunities is critical. There are various metrics available, including cash on cash return and internal rate of return, both of which enable investors to create a more even comparison between properties when trying to decide which to choose for investment.

Most investors set their own threshold of … Read More

Top 20 Property Management Companies of 2022

By CommLoan, Categories CRE News

The best property managers efficiently run large multifamily investment properties, maintaining efficiencies and maximizing returns. If you have student housing, senior housing, income-based apartments, or any other type of multifamily investment property, these are the top 20 property management companies according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. The NMHC has ranked these companies for 2022 in the following order, and included some basic details about … Read More

What Does Triple Net (NNN) Property Mean? What to Look For?

Triple net properties, sometimes called NNN, are a form of commercial real estate. Those considering the investment in these properties should understand what this term means and how it applies to their situation.

What Does Triple Net Mean in Commercial Real Estate?

A triple net lease is a type of commercial lease that includes a provision that the lease remains responsible for covering some of … Read More