Unveiling the Second Largest Investment Secret: The IRR

Investing in property can be an excellent way to grow your wealth over time.

However, it’s essential to understand how to measure the potential return on your investment to ensure that you make informed decisions.

The internal rate of return (IRR) is one of the most critical metrics that investors use to evaluate an investment’s potential return over time.

The IRR is a measure of the investment’s profitability, which takes into account the investment’s cash flows over time.

It considers the time value of money, which is the idea that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow due to inflation and other factors. 

By considering the cash flows over time, the IRR can help investors evaluate the investment’s overall profitability, including any potential risks or rewards.

When it comes to property investment, the IRR is an especially valuable tool for investors. 

It enables them to assess the investment’s potential performance over the property’s entire lifespan, considering factors such as rental income, maintenance costs, and property appreciation. 

By evaluating these factors, investors can make informed decisions about whether a particular property is worth investing in or not.

To use the IRR effectively, investors must first determine their personal financial freedom growth rate (FFGR). 

This is the rate at which their money needs to grow to achieve their financial goals. 

Once investors know their FFGR, they can use it as a benchmark for any investment, including property. 

If the IRR of a property investment is lower than the investor’s FFGR, the investment may not help them achieve their financial goals. 

Therefore, it’s crucial to determine the property’s IRR and the investor’s FFGR before making any investment decisions.

However, even with a good understanding of the IRR and FFGR, success in property investment requires the right attitude and mindset.

 It’s essential to invest in oneself and learn the necessary skills to be a successful property investor. 


Attending a Property Accelerator Masterclass is one way to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in property investment. 

During these sessions, not only will you discover how to calculate your own FFGR but I will share with you the fastest way (that I know off) to calculate your IRR.

In conclusion, the IRR is a powerful tool for evaluating property investments.

By taking into account various factors like inflation, time value of money, and cash flows, investors can evaluate the investment’s overall profitability and make informed decisions.

However, understanding the IRR is just the first step. Investors must also determine their FFGR, invest in themselves, and learn the necessary skills to be a successful property investor. 

With a good understanding of the IRR and the right attitude, investors can increase their chances of achieving financial freedom through property investment.

Until next week, and to all your Property Investment success

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Dr. Hannes Dreyer
Dr. Hannes Dreyer

Hannes is one of the world’s leading authorities in Wealth Creation. As a speaker and author on the subject he is at the forefront of this personal development industry. He is the founder of the Wealth Creators University and the Wealth Creators Method. The University is a private education organisation based on the culmination of 30 years of experience, research and study into finances, economics, psychology and philosophy.