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DSCR Calculator Debt Service Coverage Calculator


The primary source of repayment for most commercial loans is the property's cash flow. With Crefcoa's DSCR commercial loan calculator, borrowers can quickly determine if their property cash flows for a new commercial real estate loan or apartment loan. If you have a question about Crefcoa's calculators, or need help structuring your commercial real estate loan request, contact a commercial mortgage specialist at 1-844-359-6413.

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*Please note: Prequalification using our commercial loan calculator is not a full loan application and does not constitute an approval. The loan process involves a few more steps that your loan officer can handle for you.
Commercial Loan Calculator  - DSCR Calculator - Definitions


Commercial loan amount

Total amount of your loan.



Payment period in years.


Interest rate

Annual interest rate for this loan. Interest is calculated monthly on the current outstanding balance of your loan at 1/12 of the annual rate.


New monthly payment

Monthly payment for this loan.


Annual Verifiable net income

Your annual net income from IRS tax returns or other financial statements.


Annual depreciation expense

Since depreciation reduces your net income, but not your cash flow, we add back depreciation in calculating your total net cash income.


Other non-cash charges

Like depreciation, these are other non-cash charges to your net income that should be added back to calculate your total net cash income for the year.


Real estate mortgage

Your monthly payment for any real estate mortgages.


Business line of credit

Your monthly payment for any business lines of credit.


Auto loans

Your monthly payment for any auto loans.


Credit cards

Your monthly payment for any credit cards.


Other loans

Your monthly payment for any other outstanding loans.


Monthly debt payments eliminated

Enter the amount, if any, of the monthly obligations you entered above that will be paid off by this new loan.


Debt Service Coverage (DSC)

The Debt Service Coverage (DSC) is determined by dividing the total annual net cash income by the total annual debt service. If you have a DSC of 1.25 or higher, there is a good chance that you will be approved for your loan.