TriUrban Real Estate Blog

Jason Mattern

Husband, dad, and real estate afficenado. With over two decades of experience, Jason decided there had to be a better way and founded TriUrban Real Estate in 2015. Jason loves real estate ALMOST as much as he loves his family (which includes his wife, two kids, a dog and a cat!).
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Home Model Feature: Suited Homes

May 22, 2020 / by Jason Mattern

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Have you ever thought of buying a home as an investment? If so, you may want to think about purchasing a suited home in Alberta. Owning a suited home comes with a lot of benefits you may not have considered.

Check out some of the advantages and important considerations involved in buying and renting out a suited home.

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3 Ways Real Estate Investing Can Support Your Retirement

May 13, 2020 / by Jason Mattern

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When planning for retirement, most people simply want to live as comfortably as possible. This means having some spending money aside from just their pensions or RRSP funds. There are all sorts of ways to do this but some, like the stock market, can be risky if you’re not an expert.

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How Safe Is Real Estate Investing?

May 6, 2020 / by Jason Mattern

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Investing in real estate can seem high-stakes simply because it usually requires a large amount of capital to get started. Naturally, this makes people even more cautious before getting started.

But a smart investor doesn’t take unnecessary risks.

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Investing in Real Estate Doesn’t Have to Be Scary!

Apr 28, 2020 / by Jason Mattern

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You know that there’s some risk involved with any type of investing, but some investments feel a bit safer than others. For instance, the stock market is generally at the whim of consumer reaction, but you can usually trust the people running the companies you invest in are doing their best to increase profits.

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How Much Time Does It Take to Be an Active Real Estate Investor?

Jan 9, 2020 / by Jason Mattern

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If you’re thinking about dipping your toe into the real estate investment waters, you’re probably thinking a lot about how much time you’ll have to spend working on this business.

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7 Common Mistakes in Real Estate Investing (and how to avoid them!)

Dec 19, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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Over and over, we see people making the same mistakes when investing in real estate. To be honest, It’s frustrating! With just a bit more knowledge, or with the help of an experienced team, they could avoid the hassles and financial problems that happen as a result of the mistakes they made.

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The Step-By-Step Process to Purchasing a Rental Property

Dec 12, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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Buying a rental property can feel overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time in the real estate investment pool. There are so many different things to think about before you jump in. 

When you break it down into simple steps the task seems more manageable. We’ve outlined the basic steps that you need to go through as you buy a rental property.

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5 Reasons Why Edmonton Is a Great City for Investing

Nov 13, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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The key to successful real estate investing is building your empire in the right place at the right time. Big cities like Toronto and Vancouver have a lot of appeal, but it may be tough to find opportunities that can produce cash flow because of the high price tags.

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