Visual presentations can be significantly more understandable and persuasive than tabular or narrative presentations, especially for lengthy and detailed rent rolls
, which can be difficult to grasp even by experienced real estate analysts.
At my first board meeting one owner was telling another that he just sold a building in Washington Heights for twelve times rent roll
Twelve times rent roll
," exclaimed another owner walking in the door.
Then the multiple could be four to five times rent rolls
That act, also known as the Rent Stabilization Law, is in force in New York City and many in the real estate industry believe it has artificially kept building rent rolls
- and therefore property tax rolls - low.
The prime unconverted rental property at 327 Central Park West is getting offers coming in around $10 million, or eight times the actual rent roll
, with condo conversion as a strong possibility.
As a result, Kamson is now purchasing properties with 1993 rent rolls
at 1983 prices, Kurtz noted, adding that interest rates are extremely low, making such acquisitions very attractive.
Buildings in these areas, with lower asset values and rent rolls
, are also less attractive to receivers.
Kucker, a landlord/tenant partner with Kucker Kraus & Bruh; and Dan Margulies, executive director of the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), gave tips on how to increase rent rolls
and what to expect when purchasing rental property.
It becomes harder to have an immediate positive impact upon the premises without some level of cooperation from the record owner in terms of producing records and rent rolls
, collection efforts, condition of the premises and other issues affecting the building.
The lack of rent guidelines in this area have made that assessment nearly impossible to calculate methodically, so lenders and appraisers are currently using their judgment and speculating about buildings' rent rolls