By Terry Painter, Mortgage Banker
Member of the Forbes Real Estate Council
Author: The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice – a WILEY book – OUT NOW!
Cap Rate stands for capitalization rate and is used in commercial property valuations. Cap Rate is simply the net operating income (income minus expenses) divided by the purchase price or appraised value.
“There must be some mistake” Rick, my client said to me. “How can my property only be worth $5.25 Million when the exact same property 4 miles away sold for $5.6 million last year.” In fact, he... more