Discounted Cash Flow


Definition of "Discounted cash flow"

Linda Shaughnessy
  Counts Real Estate Group

A method to estimate the value of a real estate investment, which emphasizes after-tax cash flows and the return on the invested dollars discounted over time to reflect a discounted yield. The value of the real estate investment is the present worth of the future after-tax cash flows from the investment, discounted at the investors desired rate of return. See also discounted ash flow (DCF) techniques.



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