Mastering Real Estate Investment: Examples, Metrics and Case Studies, a book by Frank Gallinelli, explains 37 key real estate metrics and how they can be used to create a profitable investment strategy. These metrics, or formulas, are designed to help the investor, lender or broker evaluate an investment property's vital signs through critical measurements such as capitalization rate, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return and debt-coverage ratio.In addition to in-depth descriptions of each metric, the book offers comprehensive case studies of four property types: single-family rental, renovation project, apartment building and strip shopping center. The book is available via Amazon.com and other retail channels.
Frank Gallinelli is the founder and president of RealData Inc., a real estate software firm that offers analysis tools to investors and developers. He is the author of What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know about Cash Flow and Insider Secrets to Financing Your Real Estate Investments. He also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University's Master of Science in real estate development program.