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Archive of Mat Piche

Mat Piche (G+) is a real estate investor, certified carpenter and RE/MAX Realtor in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada specializing in single-family investment properties.

Mat has written 5 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Real Estate Investing Basics*

Does Your Home Inspector Just Like to Hear His or Her Own Voice?

by Mat Piche February 21, 2013
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Most of us get a home inspection before purchasing our next property, and while I truly believe that having a good inspector on your team is invaluable, I find a lot of them talk for the sake of talking. They feel that if they’re not talking while the buyers following behind them, they must not […]

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Real Estate

3 Easy Ways to Get Your Offers Noticed and Accepted

by Mat Piche February 7, 2013
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We’ve all heard the expression, “If you’re not writing offers, you’re not finding deals”.  You’ll hear many “gurus” say you should be writing multiple offers per week in order to get that deal. But what if you didn’t have to? What if all you had to do was make your offers harder to reject? If […]

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Real Estate

Keep it Simple! 3 Ways to Launch Your Real Estate Investing Business

by Mat Piche January 31, 2013
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As a Realtor specializing in working with investors, I come across a lot of people at various stages in their real estate investing careers. A common theme I’ve noticed is trying to be an expert in EVERYTHING. It’s human nature to want to be the smartest person in the room – “Wow, that guy really […]

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Real Estate

Why Are You Investing in Real Estate?

by Mat Piche January 24, 2013
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This may sound like a dumb question but the reality is, most investors are not clear as to why they are investing in real estate. Their reasoning is generally backed up by logic i.e. Real estate will make me money over time, real estate is cheap right now, interests rates are low, I get a […]

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Market Trends, Data, News & Commentary*

A Canadian Real Estate Investor’s Perspective on the “Doom and Gloom” of American Real Estate

by Mat Piche January 17, 2013
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Is the American economy on its way towards recovery or is it poised for another meltdown? And will they ever figure out this “fiscal cliff”? I’m sure everyone in North America and around the world for that matter are hearing the constant “noise” through media outlets. The big question on a lot of minds are […]

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