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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What Team of People Do I Need for Successful Real Estate Investing?

Aug 28, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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A successful real estate investor doesn’t go through the process alone. You need a solid team of people you trust on your side if you want to build your investment property empire. Finding and hiring this team can be daunting, so we’ve put together a list of the people you will need on your side. 

Once you’ve built this team, the entire process will go much more smoothly.

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10 Tips for Evaluating an Investment Property

Aug 21, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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When you start looking for an investment property to purchase, you’ll likely find a variety of options. Naturally, you'll want to select a property that surpasses all of your expectations. 

Discover ten tips on how to choose the investment property that’s right for you!

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When Is the Best Time of Year to Buy an Investment Property?

Aug 14, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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Investors are always looking for ways to get the best deal on an investment property. Some might argue that the best time to buy an investment property is whenever you’re ready to make the move. As long as you’ve got the money for a down payment, it’s best to jump in, right?

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Should I Invest in New Construction or a Previously-Owned Home?

Aug 7, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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When choosing an investment property in Edmonton, you will likely be faced with the decision of whether to buy new construction or go for something older, maybe even a fixer-upper. 

Both options have their pros and cons, however, we've found that the benefits of a new construction home far outweigh any cons, especially for long-term holds. The process to purchase a new home may seem daunting, but there are some great checkmarks in the pro column for investing in a new construction home.

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Everything You Need to Know About Finding and Hiring the Right Property Manager

Jul 31, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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Real estate investment is a lot easier when you hire a property management company to take care of all the little details. Sure, you have to pay for their service, but you get to be pretty hands-off with your investments. 

Of course, hiring the right property management company is essential. You want to know that they’re taking good care of your property and that everything is flowing smoothly in a way that will match your investment lifestyle.

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How Does Long-Distance Real Estate Investing Work?

Jul 24, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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You already know that investing in real estate is a smart business move, but did you know you aren't limited to where you live? 

In fact, it can be even smarter to invest in real estate that isn't close by. Sure, it’s not quite as convenient to just pop in to see what the property looks like, however, you’re still able to take advantage of the up-trending markets you can find elsewhere in the country.

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How Many Properties Do I Need to Own?

Jul 17, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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Every person and family has different financial goals and different reasons for them. Owning real estate can provide you and your family a steady income stream and a great lifestyle. Some investors will require 1 or 2 properties and others will require a larger portfolio.  

But just how many will you need?

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Home Model Feature: Infill Homes

Jul 10, 2019 / by Jason Mattern

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More and more people are turning to new construction as a real estate investment, and with good reason. You’re able to create homes that are more likely to attract high-end tenants, and with a new home warranty, you won’t have to shell out a lot of money for major repairs just a year or two after you make your purchase.

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