Software Buyers Guide:Investment Analysis
allows users to create valuation models that calculate cash flows,
structure debt terms, perform sensitivity analyses, and produce
Microsoft Excel reports. The latest version features custom data
overviews, high-quality report packaging, enhanced data import and
exchange, and international valuation capabilities.
Microsoft Excel add-on, @Risk uses the Monte Carlo simulation to help
users plot different investment scenarios and presents results in
customizable graphs. The latest version provides enhanced distribution
options, greater modeling flexibility, preformatted reports, stress
analysis options, and error detection.
Price: $710 standard, $950 professional, $1,790 industrial; upgrades from 4.0 are available
@Value Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
discounted cash flow analysis software product allows income and
expense projections, equity and debt coverage ratio analyses, graphing
capabilities, and reasonableness tests.
Price: $199 for single users, $495 for office license
Cougar Property System
for leased office, industrial, and retail properties, Cougar's software
products allow users to execute discounted cash flow and capitalization
method valuations, prepare cash-flow forecasts, conduct portfolio
sensitivity analyses, analyze development and redevelopment
feasibility, and perform day-to-day asset management functions.
Price: Contact (212) 918-0113 for pricing information.
Crystal Ball 2000.5
Microsoft Excel add-on, Crystal Ball uses the Monte Carlo simulation to
analyze and forecast investment real estate risk. The latest upgrade
offers 31 updated example models, an improved calculation engine, and
enhanced algorithms for forecasting methods, confidence intervals, and
Price: $714 standard, $1,554 professional, $3,594 premium; upgrades and site licenses available
Investit Real Estate Financial Analysis Toolbox
product comprises six programs that allow users to analyze property
income and expenses and development potential, develop mortgage
schedules, calculate net present value, internal rate of return, and
debt service ratios, and generate reports charting the results.
Masterplan's software uses the mortgage equity, internal rate of
return, and discounted cash flow techniques to value income-producing
properties. It offers more than 30 customizable reports, yield range
analyses, and lease income, commission, and tenant improvement
Price: $195 basic, $295 lite, $595 professional
Pro-Jections' software allows users to model and track cash and loan
flow, equity participation, profit and loss, and budget variances for
master-planned communities and smaller projects.
N-CAP'R Income Capitalization Software
Appraisal Analysis offers market value and assessed value applications,
both of which allow users to calculate a property's overall, equity,
mortgage, and terminal capitalization rates, as well as overall and
equity yield rates.
for commercial rental properties, NOI Academy simultaneously produces
net operating income, cash flow, internal rate of return, and taxable
analysis reports for up to 20 properties.
On Target 2.01
Windows-based program allows users to analyze investment properties'
current and future profitability. After inputting data, it projects
10-year mortgage and equity, cash flow, debt coverage ratios, internal
rate of return, loan to value, and cash-on-cash returns, among other
factors. It also performs sensitivity analyses, mortgage projections,
and partnership analyses.
planEASe Commercial Investment Real Estate Analysis Software
for income-producing, multitenant properties, this product performs
financial analyses and cash flow projections, as well as tenant/owner
representation, lease/purchase, and sale/leaseback analyses, on a
for Palm handheld devices, this software allows users to quickly
compute a property's effective rental, gross operating, and net
operating incomes and cash flow before and after taxes. It also
generates annual property operating data, cash flow, capitalization
rate, cash-on-cash return, debt coverage ratio, gross rent multiplier,
loan to value, and net income multiplier analyses.
15-year analysis and valuation tool computes estimated annual
appreciation and before- and after-tax modified internal rate of
return. It also performs mortgage and present and future value analyses.
RealData Real Estate Investment Analysis Standard Edition
Excel-based software allows users to compute 20-year analyses,
including expense, cash flow, resale, partnership, lease versus buy,
and sensitivity, and produces PDF reports and graphs.
REA/L Estate Analysis Software
in Lotus and Excel versions, this product offers a rental survey form
for market rent determinations, a rent schedule form, operating
statements, cash flow and lease analyses, exchange structuring, and
loan schedules and evaluations, as well as several residential
The Real Estate Geek
software program allows users to generate investment and financial
analyses on their personal digital assistant. Calculations include
annual income streams and cash flows, debt coverage ratios,
capitalization rates, cash-on-cash return, operating expense ratios,
internal rate of return, return estimates, and tax burden upon resale.
software program allows users to determine lease rates and calculate
mortgage rates, rates of return, and investment yields. It also
generates amortization schedules and annual percentage rate disclosures.
Price: $149; network licenses available