# What does pro rata mean?

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### What does pro rata mean?

in proportion to something: To share in a profit in the **pro rata** of his down payment.

### How is the reference rent calculated?

Rule of **calculation** IRL **is calculated** based on the average, over the last 12 months, of the change in consumer prices excluding tobacco and **rents**. This index applies without it being necessary to sign an amendment to the lease.

### How to calculate a pro rata in Excel?

Click on cell “B2”, which is directly under the total number of sub-periods. Enter “=A1/B1” without the quotes to give you the cost of each subperiod. Click cell “C3” and enter “=B2*C1” without the quotes to give you your desired proportional amount.

### How to calculate a tenant’s rent?

When a tenant moves in or moves out during the month, the amount of the rent depends on the time the premises are occupied. Since months and years do not have the same number of days, the calculation can be complicated.

### How to calculate the monthly base of a rent?

The monthly basis. Here, the principle consists in adjusting the daily amount of the rent according to the number of days of the month. We divide the amount of the rent by the number of days of the month, in order to obtain a daily price. The number of days occupied is then multiplied by the price of the daily rent.

### How to calculate the amount of rent?

If the amount of the rent can be chosen freely in most cases, it must however be determined according to the market, that is to say according to supply and demand. The profitability of the property depends in part on the balance between the chosen rent and market prices.

### How to calculate the rent for a longer term rental?

Concerning the more stable markets of rentals with longer durations, another method of calculation is often used in order to arrange the tenant (the amount of rent due is slightly lower). The tenant is still required to know that his landlord is not obliged to calculate him a rent on a pro rata basis.