Best-Selling Author of “Real Estate Investing In Canada”
“Un Biased, No-Hype Look at Canadian Real Estate”
Don R. Campbell is a Canadian-based real estate investor, researcher, author and educator, and Founding Partner of the Real Estate Investment Network™, and Cutting Edge Research Inc. He and his experienced team are leaders in providing Canada’s most current real estate investment education programs and economic research materials.
Don made his first investment into residential real estate in BC’s Fraser Valley back in 1985, while working part time at a retail store. Since that time he has systematized real estate investing for Canadians looking for long term investments that produce positive cash flow. While teaching and sharing his research with Canadians, Don continues to add his personal real estate portfolio, and now has extensive holdings across the country. Many successful years later, Don is showing thousands of Canadians the exact steps he takes, even today, to invest for long term results.
Don is the author of the best-selling Canadian real estate book Real Estate Investing in Canada. Published in May 2005, with over 41,000 copies sold, it is the all-time best-selling real estate book in Canadian history. Real Estate Investing in Canada 2.0 was released in 2009 with an update on current market conditions and includes a section on property management to help investors better manage their portfolios. Don’s second book, 97 Tips for Canadian Real Estate Investors was released in 2006 and became a #1 best-seller with over 20,000 copies sold. His third book, titled 51 Success Stories of Canadian Real Estate Investors, was released in December 2007 and chronicles real estate investors’ stories and follows with detailed analyses of their journeys so that all investors can mirror the successes and avoid the pitfalls. 81 Financial and Tax Tips for the Canadian Real Estate Investor, released in February 2010, is a practical, compact, and easy-to-understand guide to accounting and tax-saving strategies. Don's latest book Secrets of the Canadian Real Estate Cycle: An Investor's Guide was released in 2011. His next book Joint Venture Secrets is forthcoming.
Don donates 100% of his author royalties from all of his books directly to Habitat for Humanity and so far he and the members of REIN™ have raised over $650,000 to build homes for those in need of a hand-up.
Campbell’s comprehensive education programs, in combination with his extensive economic research, attract attention in Canadian business circles because of its effectiveness and down-to-earth practicality. As a result of his direct focus on the economics and fundamentals of real estate — not hype and emotions- Don is the go-to person for national and local TV, magazines, newspapers and radio whenever the discussion of real estate arises.
Don shares his strategies and economic research at monthly meetings, events, and on-line with the many members of the Real Estate Investment Network™.To date, REIN™ members have purchased well in excess of 29,000 properties valued at more than $3.3 billion, with close to 220 properties added each month. Today, REIN™ has more than 3,000 members who range in age from 16 to 70; many have been members for more than 100 months. REIN™ does not sell properties, but instead provides education and unbiased economic research and analysis.
Don’s entertaining and informative presentations have been attended by thousands of real estate investors across North America, Australia and Ireland. He can speak in detail on any market in the country and is not afraid to tell the truth about where the market is headed. His research and systems have been developed and refined yearly for the last 20 years and are based solely on proven Canadian strategies that work in today’s market environment.