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CAPITALIZATION RATE Definition
CAPITALIZATION RATE, also known as CAP RATE, is the rate of return a property will produce on the owners investment. It is stated as a rate of interest or discount rate used to convert a series of future payments into a single present value. In real estate, the rate includes annual capital recovery in addition to interest.
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DEBT INSTRUMENT is a written promise to repay a debt. Examples: notes, bills, bonds, CDs, GICs, commercial paper, and bankers acceptances.
CIF (COST, INSURANCE AND FREIGHT) is a shipment where all shipping costs are paid by the exporter, including insurance.