How to Measure Your Property’s Actual Investment Returns

By Gerald Tay (guest contributor) I recently came across two investors who made money in property investing in the property boom during the last three years (i.e. from mid-2009 to end 2012), albeit in very different ways. I have taken the liberty to simplify and change some numbers as well as ignore all expenses so…

The 2 Numbers Smart Property Investors Must Know: COCR and IRR

By guest contributor Gerald Tay In the first part of this article, we talked about the importance of looking at numbers instead of location when buying investment property. There are two vital numbers that novice investors and speculators frequently ignore: the Cash-on-Cash Return and Internal Rate of Return. Let’s now take a closer look at…