“The Practical Side of Assignments.”
This 30-minute video is a hands-on introduction to real estate investment in Canada using assignments. I’ve posted about this topic before (e.g., podcast and blog), but this video focuses on the practical side of this creative investing strategy. Watch it to get a definition of assignments and the basics of how they work from a legal perspective, then try an exercise and review case studies showing real life examples of deals using assignments.
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DIY vs. Pro Home Renovations in Alberta.
Both professionals and amateurs can do renovations, but what does that mean for a potential home-buyer? Permits and inspections are one side of it. Then there’s the issue of quality. In this video, lawyer Barry and realtor Keith discuss the potential pitfalls in purchasing a renovated property in Edmonton, Alberta.
Legalities of Edmonton Renovations, Permits, and Home Inspections.
Barry and realtor Keith Faria discuss what people need to look for when purchasing a property that has been renovated. In this video, you’ll hear why the renovation needs to be inspected twice, as well as how to make sure everything is safe and legal.
What Do I Say to a Seller About Buying their Property by Way of Agreement for Sale?
Creative real estate strategies aren’t well known, so investors need to approach potential sellers with clear, easy to understand information. In this video, Keith Faria asks Barry about how to explain Agreements for Sale to someone who wants to sell their property, but has never heard of seller financing.
You can view the first video in this series where Barry defines Agreements for Sale by clicking here. Or view the previous video about the difference between an Agreement for Sale and an Assumable Mortgage by clicking here.
Agreements for Sale are just one of the creative strategies that Barry teaches in his real estate investment workshops. Find out more about the Rapid Cash Program by clicking here.
Is an Assumable Mortgage the same as an Agreement for Sale?
In this video, Keith Faria asks Barry about the differences between buying a property by way of Agreement for Sale versus assuming the seller’s mortgage. Both have their uses, but Agreements for Sale let Canadian investors acquire real estate without taking on further debt. You can view the previous video in this series where Barry defines Agreements for Sale by clicking here.
Check out Barry’s workshops if you’d like to learn how to use Agreements for Sale to make money fast with real estate!
What Are Agreements for Sale?
In this video, Barry and realtor Keith Faria are introducing agreements for sale. Here’s what you need to know about this seller financing strategy in 2 minutes. If you want to learn how to invest in Canadian real estate using agreements for sale, check out Barry’s workshops!
Why Are Permits Important in Purchase Contracts and How Do They Affect the Buyer?
Barry and Keith continue their discussion about Alberta real estate, delving into how to deal with permits in purchase contracts. In this video, you’ll hear why just having a permit isn’t enough!
Should You Accept Title Insurance Instead of a Real Property Report?
Following up on their previous two videos (1 and 2), Barry and Keith compare title insurance and real property reports in Alberta real estate. Which should you choose? For the buyer, it often depends on what you wants to do with the property after purchase. Watch the video to get Barry’s explanation!
What Does Title Insurance Cover?
Barry and Keith discuss title insurance as a substitute for a real property report when buying and selling real estate in Alberta. Watch the video to get an explanation of what is covered by title insurance.
What’s a Land Survey and Why Do You Need One to Sell your Property?
Barry continues his conversation with Century 21 realtor Keith Faria. This time they’re talking about Real Property Reports (RPR), which are two-dimensional drawings created by professional surveyors.
In Alberta, the standard real estate purchase contract requires sellers to provide a current RPR and proof of municipal compliance. Watch the video to get an explanation of what these terms mean and why they’re important.