How To Read a Rent Roll by John Wilhoit, Jr.Buying rental property is not an impulse purchase. As a prospective buyer, you need to know how to build, understand and use the rent roll to your advantage.

This book is intended for those who are on the verge or in the throes of buying residential income-producing property. One of your foremost tasks in the acquisitions process is to validate contractual rental revenue. The seller will provide you with certain financial data, including the rent roll, for your inspection during the due diligence period. It is up to you to validate this information.

This long-awaited book by John Wilhoit is the worldwide industry standard on how to review and understand a rent roll. John lays out the history of the rent roll and then dives straight into the components of rent roll analysis. Anyone who has ever tried to get through an article or text book on real estate management will appreciate John’s step-by-step method for understanding how to review each piece of the puzzle, and how to get to the truth behind rent roll numbers.

About the Author, John Wilhoit, Jr.

John’s approach to rent roll analysis is based on his 20+ years experience working in multifamily asset management and the property management profession. His perspective is further broadened by his experience working in the public sector for both federal and state agencies and in asset management for a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT). As an asset manager and owner-operator of apartments, condominiums and townhomes, John has developed his approach by administrating apartments in 38 states.