TriUrban Real Estate Blog

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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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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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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Picking the Perfect Property Part 3: Suited Homes

Mar 6, 2018 / by TriUrban Real Estate

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Anyone who has experience in property investment knows that there are certain property types that are better suited for certain investors depending on their lifestyle as well as their desired time and money commitment. At TriUrban, we believe there are three property types that fall into the “sweet spot” of time versus money. 

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Canada's New Mortgage Rules 2018: What Property Investors Need to Know

Nov 14, 2017 / by TriUrban Real Estate

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As most of you have probably already heard, Canada’s banking regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has announced significant changes to the qualifying rate for uninsured mortgages will come into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

TriUrban’s team of professional investors has been hard at work analyzing just what exactly these changes will mean for property investors. We’ve come to the conclusion that the effects will have a substantial impact on investor’s ability to buy property. Despite this, we’ve actually discovered a hidden benefit to investors. 

Read on to find out what the effects of Canada’s 2018 mortgage rule changes on property investors will be, why you should be buying property before the changes come into effect, and how you can “cash in” on the hidden benefit. 

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Get a Property in 3 of Alberta’s Top Cities to Invest in Real Estate with TriUrban

Nov 7, 2017 / by TriUrban Real Estate

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The Real Estate Investment Network (REIN) recently released its annual report on the Top Ten Alberta Towns and Cities to invest in real estate. Within the top five cities to invest are Edmonton, Leduc, and Fort Saskatchewan. What do these three cities have in common? Well, besides being located near each other, all three cities happen to be places where TriUrban has investment properties. 

Let’s look a little deeper into each of those three cities, and how can TriUrban can help find the right investment property for you in each one.

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