net operating income
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Earnings Before Interest and Tax
net operating income (NOI)
The foundation of almost all analyses of income-producing property such as apartments,office buildings,and retail space.The number is the result of taking all rental and other revenues from the property and then subtracting all reasonably necessary operating expenses.Loan payments do not count as expenses for purposes of the NOI.If you,as the owner,pay yourself a salary of $100,000 a year but your job could be filled by someone at $35,000 a year, it is legitimate to make that downward adjustment in the expenses when presenting figures to a potential purchaser or lender. On the other hand, if you take no salary, do all the office work, make all repairs, and mow the lawn, then you will have to estimate what those expenses would be if a third party owned the project and enter that number as an imputed expense.