What You Might Not Know About “Options”: Creative Real Estate Investing Continued… | EREI 206

What You Might Not Know About “Options”: Creative Real Estate Investing Continued… | EREI 206

Many real estate investors are familiar with options in theory, but how do they actually work in practice?  Today Matt is breaking down the incredible option contract and why it fits so nicely into the creative investor’s toolbox.



What You’ll Learn:

  • The 2 agreements involved in a lease option.
  • What a lease is.
  • How you can generate income as the leasee on a property.
  • What an option contract is; and
  • Where they are most commonly used.
  • The difference between a purchase agreement and an option agreement.
  • How an option agreement gives you control without as much pressure.
  • The 3 things you can do when your option is set to expire.
  • What information can be found in an option agreement.
  • Why option contracts tend to go bad; and
  • What your recourse is.
  • What an option memorandum is.
  • The 4 best criteria for an option agreement.
  • Why you shouldn’t bring up options in your first meeting with the seller.
  • How Matt uses the 3 option LOI to present the option.
  • How to get more of your offers accepted.


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Matt Theriault

Real estate investor and educator.