AHM Blog

03 Dec

How to Calculate Apartment Building Valuation in Northern Virginia; Gross Rent Multiplier – Return on Investment – Internal Rate of Return

What is Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM)? In a recent blog post, I explained the use of Cap Rate by investors as a financial technique to estimate value when considering the buying or selling of a multi-family apartment building.  Another metric used in real estate is Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM).  Like Cap...

26 Oct

Explaining Cap Rate for Multi-Family Apartment Buildings

What is the Capitalization Rate (Cap Rate)? Sophisticated investors use multiple financial techniques to estimate value when considering the purchase of a multi-family apartment building. Cap Rate is a commercial real estate metric that measures a property's unlevered return (without debt) based on the net operating income (NOI) the property generates....

16 Mar

Helping Renters Build Credit

I’ve been a tenant. I paid my rent on time every month. When I finally decided to purchase my first home, I realized my perfect rent-paying record had not helped my overall credit score. I remember the feelings of frustration mixed with fear that it would be eternity until I...