Calculating Gross Rental Yield in real estate investing is crucial as it provides insight into the return on your initial investment.

Gross yield, or gross rental yield, is the ratio of the total gross rent collected from a property to its market value or purchase price: Gross Yield = Gross Annual Rent / Current Market Value.

From my research, a rental yield of 5%-6% is acceptable. However, a yield exceeding 6% is considered an excellent investment.

Based on Global Property Guide : Below are the Gross Rental Yield in Manila and Cebu.