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In the real estate investing world, the use of leverage when purchasing assets is a virtual certainty.
In commercial real estate valuation, there are a number of methods one can employ to get to a market value for a particular asset. Some of these techniques are more accurate and involved while others are more useful for a quick gut check. Utilizing a Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM) is one way to get at a quick “back of the envelope” value for a commercial real estate asset.
IRR, or the internal rate of return, is a good thing to get familiar with if you're interested in measuring investment performance in commercial real estate. Even though IRR is commonly used throughout the investment and real estate industries, it is one of the most widely misunderstood terms around.