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    Net Positive Value Apartment Building Value Calculation

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    You buy (t=0) an apartment building for $500,000. You expect to earn $40,000 a year in rent for the following 3 years (t=1-3). Then, at the end of year 3, you expect to sell the building for $550,000. The required rate of return for this sort of investment is 10%. The risk-free rate is 5%. Clearly show how you would calculate is the NPV of the investment by hand (not excel)?

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    CF0 = initial investment = -$500,000
    For t = 1 to 2,
    CF1 = $40,000
    CF2 = $40,000
    At t = 3, CF3 = 550,000+40,000 ...

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    The net positive value apartment for building value calculations are provided.