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Sales activity in 2019 was slightly higher than forecasted, as stronger-than-expected price declines and easing mortgage rates helped support modest improvements for homes priced below $500,000. These improvements outweighed the losses for the higher-priced product.

As we move into 2020, we expect these trends in the market to continue – where improvements will be driven by the lower end of the market and challenges will persist in the higher end. Despite challenges in the higher end of the market, overall sales activity is expected to improve by two per cent.

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Calgary Real Estate Investor Event – Wednesday Jan 23, 2019

We have a great event happening the evening of Wednesday Jan 23rd for local real estate investors. 2 topics are Real Estate Investment Planning for 2019 and “Step by Step Growth for Real Estate Investors”. Big turnout already expected, so join us! Register for FREE Click HERE

Our Topics for January will be:

Real Estate Investment Planning for 2019

What will 2019 look like for your real estate investing?

With a new year upon us, it is a great time to reflect on where your real estate business is currently – and where you would like to see it go! Our first presentation will be a panel discussion with multiple local experts discussing several concepts, including:

  • How to capitalize on current market conditions to grow your portfolio

  • Where to set your rents in 2019 based on current trends and data

  • Negotiating prices on new purchases in a downward market

  • Is 2019 a great year to buy properties in Calgary?

  • How the changes in financing over the last year (stress test plus rising interest rates) has affected first time home buyers – and what that means for landlords

  • Renovations, Staging & Photos – Upgrading your marketing to attract better quality tenants

  • And more!

Step by Step Growth for Real Estate Investors

Our second presentation is focused around step by step growth strategies for investors with any size of portfolio.

In her presentation: ‘From The Ground UP, A Real Estate Investor’s Story’, local real estate investor Laura Atherton (owner of Efficient Property Assistants) will share her story of growing a bootstrapped (self funded) portfolio of 20 doors in under 10 years.

This presentation will include details about:

  • Mistakes made while growing a portfolio – and how to avoid repeating them

  • How to select properties with proper due diligence and discipline

  • How to accelerate your growth as efficiently as possible

  • Choosing the right strategy for your personal (and unique) circumstances

  • And more!

COLLABORATE Real Estate is a real estate investor community in Calgary. If you are interested in investing in residential real estate, this group offers a completely unique approach to education and networking.

Our events focus on roundtable discussions combined with short presentations to offer an interactive environment for networking and exchanging ideas with local real estate investors. Our events are designed for both experienced investors and those who are just getting started.

Company Information Available at: www.CollaborateRealEstate.ca

What are Recent Event Attendees Saying About Our Events?

“It was totally refreshing to be at an event that was truly focused on education – and not focused on selling anything. I met several excellent people at my table and learned some new ideas from the presenters that will definitely be helpful in the future. I was very pleased with the professionalism of the entire event and I am definitely planning on attending again. It was great! Thank you for setting this up!”

“I would just like to thank you and your team for putting on a great event last night. The speakers and topics were very interesting and well presented. I really think you have collected a great group of people to come together, and I look forward to the next event.”

“The event was excellent! I was hesitant to go initially (because I was expecting a big sales pitch like every other real estate event I attend) and to my complete surprise – it never happened! I was really pleased with the quality of the presentations and I learned some great ideas from both speakers. I also met some very experienced investors who were great to learn from – and that in itself was eye opening and very valuable. I will definitely be attending again and I’m really looking forward to it!”

Join us for a great real estate networking opportunity.

Meet like minded people with similar goals.

Register for our Free Event on Wednesday, January 23rd.

Holiday Inn Calgary – 4206 Macleod Trail South

Check In: 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Presentations begin at 7:00pm.

Calgary Real Estate Investor Networking Event | Collaborate Real Estate

Calgary Real Estate Investor Networking Events | Collaborate Real Estate

Our real estate team loves working with Calgary real estate investors. We offer regular investment property tours, investor market updates, as well as individualized investor consultations to see how we can best work with you to meet your long-term investment property goals.

We are also are a proud member of the Collaborate Real Estate Team; Our Collaborate Real Estate events combine our favorite elements of education and networking – all put together into an entertaining and enjoyable atmosphere.

Our approach to education and networking is quite different than any typical model. At Collaborate we believe that there is significant value in group discussions and truly collaborating with other like-minded people with similar goals.

We believe that educational events can be (and should be) both fun and effective. Through research and feedback in the market, we have created something completely unique.

Wednesday, March 28th
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Holiday Inn  Calgary

At Collaborate Real Estate, we appreciate that your time is valuable. We also appreciate that you want to network and make connections. So we have designed an environment where you can leverage your time as effectively as possible, and leave every event with both ideas and new relationships.

Every one of our events will include a combination of:

  •  Round Table Networking
  •  Two (2) Short Seminar Style Presentations (Unique topics each month)
  •  Round Table Discussions
  •  Panel Question & Answer Session with Local Service Providers
  •  Additional Networking Opportunities

FREE Calgary Real Estate Investing Event | Collaborate Real Estate | Jan 25, 2018

COLLABORATE Real Estate – for Calgary Real Estate Investors. A new real estate investment group Sponcored by The Beautiful Homes Team.

Come check it out for FREE from 6:30 – 9p.m. on Thursday January 25, 2018 at the Holiday Inn South. You need to register to attend.

If you are interested in learning about investing in residential real estate, this new group will offer a completely unique approach to education and networking.

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Planning on a residential, acreage or rural purchase?

You and or your family are about to make the largest purchase of your life – and my job it to ensure that the excitement and adventure does not get outweighed by the potential issues and hurtles that you may face. In a buyer’s relationship, I become your partner, ensuring you have my undivided loyalty, confidentiality, experience and full accountability to find the right rural or residential property for you and your family. Buying a property may seem over whelming, but if done correctly with the right real estate professional, it follows an 8 step logical process comprised of over 30 activities, where each step has a range of due diligence activities that I work directly with the Buyer to validate. Remember, when buying a rural property, the terms and conditions of the purchase offer is where the granular details need to be captured.

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7 Points to Consider BEFORE Buying an Investment Property

We love to work with Calgary real estate investors and our main focus is to help advise them to make solid and profitable decisions. Whether you’re just considering buying your first investment property or you’re a seasoned investor, here are some important points from our experience to consider before making an investment in real estate.

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Alberta Acreage & Agriculture is in our DNA!

Little did Peter Pond know that as he cultivated his first garden in 1779 on the lower Athabasca River, that he was going to create such as diverse and strong agriculture presence in Alberta. While many settlements, mostly forts, started vegetable gardens, this was also when European crops such as oats, barley and wheat was introduced. Between 1874 and 1880, ranching also took hold in Southern Alberta. Agriculture and ranching would remain relatively small scale operations, however, this was changed when the Trans Canada Railway reached Alberta in 1883. The railway, working in tandem with the Dominion Lands Act rapidly encouraged settlement in Alberta. The Dominion Land Act or the “homestead act” allocated about 480,000 square miles of land across the Prairie Provinces. This was the foundation for today’s agriculture operations in Alberta.

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Buying a House, Calgary and Airdrie Realtors, The Beautiful Homes Team, Tammy Forrest and Shayna Nackoney Skauge

ATTENTION: Calgary Real Estate Investors | Introducing Collaborate Real Estate Group

Introducting COLLABORATE Real Estate – for Calgary Real Estate Investors. A brand new real estate investment group Sponcored by The Beautiful Homes Team. If you are interested in learning about investing in residential real estate, this new group will offer a completely unique approach to education and networking.

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