"Your success as a real estate investor, agent, broker, or appraiser depends on your ability to know which calculations you must use to analyze a property at any given moment, and how to perform them correctly. The Real Estate Investor's Pocket Calculator gives you all the guidelines and formulas you need, right at your fingertips. This invaluable resource helps you avoid risk and make smarter decisions by providing must-have measurements including: * yield * valuation * monthly breakdown schedules * time value of money * taxable income * capitalization rates * operating expense ratio * adjusted basis * land measurements * and much more The book breaks down the daunting task of calculating all the different components of value -- including cashflow, income taxes, market forces, financing, and investment yield -- into a series of focused, easy-to-understand chapters. You'll learn valuable acceleration techniques, methods for reducing interest, and other ways to maximize return on investment. Using definitions, worksheets, and tables, the book provides much needed clarity to a complex topic, helping you know what questions to ask before committing capital, and allowing you to maintain control over all your real estate investments. Comprehensive and easy to use on the go, The Real Estate Investor's Pocket Calculator is an invaluable reference for anyone who needs to understand the numbers behind savvy and sound real estate investment."Thomsett, Michael C. is the author of 'Real Estate Investor's Pocket Calculator Simple Ways to Compute Cashflow, Value, Return, and Other Key Financial Measurements', published 2005 under ISBN 9780814472965 and ISBN 0814472966.