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The Little Book of Real Estate Investing in Canada



The Little Book of Real Estate Investing in Canada

Don R. Campbell, Patrick Francey (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-1-118-46474-8 January 2013 256 Pages


Canada's bestselling author on real estate draws back the curtain on real estate investing

Investing in real estate has often been viewed as the poor second cousin to the stock and bond markets. The misperception that investing in real estate is somehow difficult has cost Canadians the opportunity to increase both the quality of and income from their investment portfolio. To help provide a new perspective to Canadian investors, Canada's bestselling real estate author speaks about his relationship with real estate as the asset that has consistently delivered value for himself and the Real Estate Investment Network community across the country.

  • Author Don R. Campbell is Canada's most recognizable face in media on matters to do with real estate
  • Offers readers a unique glimpse into Don R. Campbell's views on real estate as an asset class, the opportunities and challenges, and the essential characteristics of a successful real estate investor

People want to learn from the best. Investors have no better role model than Don R. Campbell—either to be introduced to the world of real estate or to take away lessons that will embolden success.

Foreword vii

Acknowledgements xiii

Introduction xvii

Chapter One Why Invest in Real Estate? 1

Chapter Two My Early Years as an Investor 45

Chapter Three Design a Portfolio to Weather the Inevitable Storms 71

Chapter Four Building the Team 103

Chapter Five The Investor Mentality 131

Chapter Six Riding the Cycle to Long-Term Sustainable Wealth 157

Chapter Seven Why Do You Really and Truly Want to Invest in Real Estate? 185

Chapter Eight Is Real Estate Investing Part of Your Journey? 201

About the Author 223