## WHAT’S IRR AND EXACTLY HOW Does It Work?

The inner rate of comeback (IRR) is a trusted investment performance measure in commercial real property, yet it’s also widely misunderstood. What’s IRR exactly? How could it be used and what exactly are its limitations? In this specific article we’ll discuss what IRR is and how it works. We will also identify some common misconceptions and lastly clarify these ideas with some relevant, good examples.

First of all, what’s IRR? Stated Simply, the Internal rate of comeback (IRR) for an investment is the percentage rate earned on each money invested for each period it is spent. IRR is another term people use for interest also. Ultimately, IRR gives an investor the means to compare alternative investments based on their yield. Mathematically, the IRR is available by setting the Net Present Value (NPV) equation add up to zero (0) and solving for the pace of comeback (IRR).

If the above-mentioned equation scares you don’t be concerned, we will walk through a detailed example to that show you just how IRR works and it’ll leave you with a good intuition behind the inner rate of come back. Memorizing equations is one thing, but truly understanding what’s actually happening with the IRR will give you a large advantage. Let’s walk through a detailed example of IRR and demonstrate exactly what it does, step-by-step.

This is pretty straightforward. 161,051 in 5 years. 100,000 and there are absolutely no cashflow received. 100,000 investments, in addition to the 10% return “on” our investment. IRR can be … Read the rest