How It Works


Enter Property Address

Users may enter a property street address located anywhere in the United States.


Enter Property Characteristics

The tool relies on user descriptions of physical attributes and earnings potential.


Refine Income & Expenses

Users are able to make adjustments to a proforma income and expense statement generated from data analytics.


Get Cap Rate & Valuation

The tool displays an automated cap rate and valuation as well as a value based upon the user's projections.

It takes less than four minutes and is completely free!

A historical building in Baltimore, MD
A historical building in Baltimore, MD

Markets We Cover

Baltimore has approximately 250,000 households, and about 35 percent of those are renter households. The next most populous city in the state is Columbia with approximately 100,000 people followed by Germantown, Silver Spring, Frederick, Waldorf, Glen Burnie, Gaithersburg, Rockville and Ellicot City, all of which have between 50,000 and 100,000 residents.

You can find cap rates, gross rent multipliers and valuations for rental housing in any of these cities and several others throughout Maryland by using the Cap Rate Calculator at the top of this page. Just enter an address above to get started!

Population Change Affects Demand for Apartment Rentals in Maryland

Population growth is typically a positive sign for apartment owners, because it can lead to an increase in demand for housing. Users can use the tool below to see changes in population in Maryland, as reported by the US Census Bureau. The data provided shows the annual change for each city since 2010.

Click the drop-down menu to select a time period and view the population change for your city of interest.
Hover over any line on the graph to see the annual change by city. Line colors correspond with those on the state map to the left.

Education + Analytics

Dataspot Analytics LLC is a New York-based data science company that focuses on investment real estate. It offers insights to investors and industry participants looking to be on the pulse of local market conditions throughout the United States. Its valuation tools and educational materials provide users with real-time access to the vital information needed to make educated real estate decisions.

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