Real estate is a common and potentially lucrative investment tool, especially given the recent increases in real estate prices.
However, investing in real estate requires extensive analysis to ensure you aren’t stuck with a massive financial headache.
Whether you’re investing in residential or commercial real estate, flipping homes, or buying a home for you and your family, here are 15 real estate spreadsheets to help you make prudent buying decisions and organize the finances of your current properties
Most of these links contain direct downloads to spreadsheets
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Residential and Commercial Real Estate Investing Spreadsheets
1 – Debt Service Coverage Ratio Calculator and Matrix
Direct Excel download from Resheets – Use this template to figure out your debt service coverage ratio, which is your ability to pay your real estate debt given your income from your properties. It’s especially useful when deciding whether or not to purchase a property.
2 – Shared Multi-Family Property Worksheet
This template analyzes everything you could possibly want to know about your property for the life of the mortgage.
Shared Multi-Family Property Worksheet (Google Sheet)
3 – Rental Cash Flow Analysis Template
With this spreadsheet, you can run multiple cash flow analyses for a single property simultaneously to determine the optimal rent to charge given your expenses. from Vertex42
4 – Cash Flow Spreadsheet
This cash flow spreadsheet helps you analyze the cash flow of multiple properties at a time.
Cash Flow Spreadsheet (Excel)
5 – Loan Payment Calculator
This simple spreadsheet calculates the interest you will pay over the life of your real estate property loans.
Loan Payment Calculator (Excel)
6 – Property Cash Flow Analyzer
This is another comprehensive spreadsheet that will help you assess the attractiveness of a property before you purchase and calculate the net income of a property you already own.
Property Cash Flow Analyzer (Excel)
7 – Rental Property Management Spreadsheet
This spreadsheet allows you to manage your income and expenses by month for each of your rental properties. It also has a helpful summary sheet that combines the data from each of your properties.
8 – Commercial Real Estate Valuation and Financial Feasibility Model
This detailed template estimates the value of a piece of commercial real estate and analyzes the investment over 10 years.
Spreadsheets for Real Estate Flipping
9 – Residential Fix and Flip Deal Analyzer
If you purchase property to fix and resell, this spreadsheet will help you analyze profit scenarios based on rosy, conservative and likely cost estimates.
10 – House Flipping Spreadsheet
This spreadsheet analyzes every aspect of house flipping from deciding on the optimum purchase price to estimating every aspect of your repairs.
House Flipping Spreadsheet – (Excel)
Spreadsheets for Personal Real Estate Investing
11 – Home Buying Comparison Checklist
This template focuses on primary dwellings, so if you’re looking to buy a home for you and your family, this spreadsheet will analyze every aspect of the homes you’re considering from
Home Buying Comparison Checklist (Excel)
12 – Home Ownership Expense Calculator
This helpful spreadsheet will determine how
Home Buying Comparison Checklist (Excel)
13 – Home Cost Calculator Template
This spreadsheet uses an estimate of your financial capacity to determine the true cost of owning a home.
Home Cost Calculator Template (Google Sheet)
14 – Buy a House or Rent Template
As the name suggests, this template determines whether you should buy or rent based on many different aspects of owning a home, such as tax deductions and estimated net proceeds from selling the home.
Buy a House or Rent Template – (Google Docs)
15 – Rent vs Buy Investment Spreadsheet
This rent vs. buy calculator projects the cost of renting and buying over 30 years.
Note: To use a locked Google Sheet, go to “File” → “Make a copy.”
16 – Bonus: Investment Property Excel Model
This spreadsheet tracks the following metrics:
- Cap rate and cash yield
- Internal rate of return (IRR)
- Payback period (in number of years)
- Multiple on invested capital (MOIC)
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