308: Rookie Reply: Don’t Chase Cash Flow! Use THIS Metric to Analyze Your Deals
How important is cash flow when analyzing real estate deals? Many rookies zero in on this familiar figure when crunching the numbers, but there’s another metric that is FAR more important: cash-on-cash return. This simple but powerful equation can help you determine whether an investment property is worth buying!
Welcome to another Rookie Reply! Many rookies struggle to analyze deals when starting out. Fortunately, Ashley and Tony are here to show you exactly how to calculate your cash-on-cash return on a property. They discuss when to use lines of credit to help fund deals, as well as how to pitch seller financing options that make sense for both sides. They also talk about the home appraisal process and, finally, whether an offer on a property can ever be TOO low!
In This Episode We Cover
Why you should use cash-on-cash return over cash flow when analyzing deals
How low is TOO low when making an offer on a property
When it makes sense to use a line of credit for a down payment
The purpose of appraisals and when you might need to order one
How to effectively pitch seller financing options so both sides walk away with a win
And So Much More!
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