All About Cap Rates


What is a Cap Rate?

Cap rate is an abbreviation for capitalization rate and there are a few different ways to calculate it.

How to Find Cap Rates

Learn three different ways to find cap rates from our informative video.

Do Cap Rates Show ROI?

What does knowing the cap rate mean and other real estate FAQs.

What is the Current Cap Rate for Apartments?

Apartments buildings in the US currently sell for about a 7% cap rate on average, but knowing the average cap rate for the whole country has limited practical value.

How the Cap Rate Calculator Works

How the tools provided by Apartment Property Valuation work.

Determining Real Estate Market Value


How to Find the Market Value of Investment Real Estate

If everyone had access to perfect information, all parties would come up with the same value for a given piece of property.

When to Use Direct Capitalization

It's not always best to use NOI over cap rate to find a property value. Let us break it down for you.

How to Perform Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis

Make use of simple functions to compute the value of properties.

How to Find Total Expected Returns

Two approaches for determining total expected returns.

Real Estate Investing Strategies


How to Sell Your Home to a Real Estate Investor and Fetch a Higher Price

You'll usually make the most profit by selling to a traditional homebuyer. But this isn't always the case.

How to Make the Most Money Selling Your Home

You may not be getting the full market picture and might be undervaluing your home.

How to Determine the Value of a Duplex Rental Property

A duplex can be evaluated in the same way that investors value apartment buildings.

Apartment Property Tax Appeals

Your property's assessed value went up by 20% or more -- what should you do now to lower the tax bill?

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