2nd Look at this St. Louis Find!! [Code: 6]

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Why THIS deal??
  • ~$460/mo. cash flow once you can refi to 4.5% 
  • Cash flows at ~$308 at today's rates of 6.25%
  • Been on the Market 40 Days.  Great negotiation tool!
  • Suggested offer to provide $15K instant equity once work is completed
  • LOW price point for minimal capital investment 
After 15 Years (no mortgage)
Original purchase price$185,000
Total investment (out of pocket)$62,850
15 yrs Project house value$360,189
Value (appreciation) Gain$175,189
15 yrs cash-flow generated$77,917
Total Gain$253,105
ROI (15 yrs)403%
ROI (annually)27%
Free & Clear cash flow (yr.)$17,678
Free & Clear cash flow (m)$1,473

  • 3 bedroom, 3 bath Single Family Home 
  • Price already dropped by $10K on 11/16/22.  Motivated Seller!!
  • No HOA fees
  • Needs some TLC, but costs of rehab have been worked into the spreadsheet
  • This opportunity is better fitted for a more experienced investor who is comfortable with make-ready improvements
  • Great location with quick access to major commuting routes, shopping and schools
  • B rated schools
  • Been on the Market 40 Days.  Great negotiation tool!
  • 6,795 square foot lot

Why should you consider this house / what makes it a good investment?

  • Built: 1970
  • Size: 1,344 square foot home
  • Low Crime, Desirable Community, Great Schools

What's next?

Email/text for address, analysis and to get connected to Simply Do It's local team that handles this transaction.

Metro: St. Louis

Team: Nathan  – email directly at stl1@simplydoit.net


Property Specifications1
 Square Feet1344
 Year Built1970
 Garage Size0
 Schools Rating (on scale of A-C)A

Purchase AssumptionsMy Offer
Offer used for analysis$185,000
Suggested offer (low)$185,000
Suggested offer (high)$190,000
Market Value (after improvements)$200,000
Improvements (lower)$10,000
Improvements (upper)$15,000
Closing Costs$1,850
Mortgage Costs$1,850
Other Fees At Closing$400
Total Cost $201,600

Financing Assumptions 
 Down Payment (%)25%
 Down Payment Amount$46,250
 Financed Amount$138,750
 Interest Rate  5/6 ARM6.250%
 Mortgage Term (Years)30
 Monthly Mortgage Payment$854
 Cash Outlay (Total Out of Pocket)$62,850

Financial AssumptionsMonthlyYearly
Rent (upper)$1,700$1,800$21,600
Rent (lower)$1,600$19,200
Property Tax Rate (Approx.)1.2% 
Property Taxes $140$1,680
Insurance $100$1,200
Repairs $100$1,200
Variable-Cost PM 7.5% 
Property Management Fee$128$1,530
Leasing Fee75%$53.1$638
HOA $0$0
Vacancy Rate 4.0% 
Total Fixed Expenses$584$7,002
 Total Expenses (Fixed + Mortgage)$1,438$17,254

Financial Analysis / Deal Attractiveness    
 Cap Rate5.9%7.0%8.3%9.6%
 Net Cash Flow$18,464$44,184$77,917$120,495
 Equity Increase$52,575$117,919$199,303$300,889
 Total Gain$71,039$162,104$277,219$421,384
 Average Cash Flow/Year$3,693$4,418$5,194$6,025
 Average Cash Flow/Month$308$368$433$502
 Average Gain/Year$14,208$16,210$18,481$21,069
 Average ROI113.0%257.9%441.1%670.5%
 Annual ROI22.6%25.8%29.4%33.5%
 Projected Property Value$243,331$296,049$360,189$438,225

Property Ratings Suggestions
 Item   Suggested Criteria (Min.)This PropertyFAVORABLE /
 Square Feet  10001,344FAVORABLE
 Bedrooms  33FAVORABLE
 Bathrooms  23FAVORABLE
 Year Built  19701970FAVORABLE
 Rent/Price (%)  0.75%0.97%FAVORABLE
 Average Cash Flow (at year 5)  $125$308FAVORABLE
 Average ROI (at year 5)  15%22.6%FAVORABLE


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