Don R. Campbell is a Canadian-based real estate investor, researcher, author and educator. He is the Founding Partner of The Real Estate Investment Network™ and owner of Cutting Edge Research Inc., both of which have entered their 21st year of providing unbiased research and analysis on Canadian real estate markets. Don 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 and hasn’t looked back since. While teaching and sharing his research with thousands of Canadians, Don continues to add to his personal real estate portfolio and now has extensive holdings across the country. As an analyst and realist, he takes complex economic subjects and makes them understandable for investors.
He also consults extensively with large corporations and is on the advisory board for P5, the NBA’s real estate pension fund.
Don is the author of the many best-selling books, including:
Real Estate Investing in Canada - the all-time best-selling real estate book in Canadian history.
97 Tips for Canadian Real Estate Investors - became a #1 best-seller and was updated in March 2011.
51 Success Stories of Canadian Real Estate Investors - chronicles investors’ journeys, pitfalls and solutions.
81 Financial and Tax Tips for the Canadian Real Estate Investor - helps investors keep more of what they earn.
Secrets of the Canadian Real Estate Cycle - provides investors and homeowners the tools to read the markets.
Real Estate Joint Ventures - describes how to generate extra capital and do it legally, ethically and morally.
Buying US Real Estate for Canadians - the ultimate tax, negotiating and analysis book for buying in the US.
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 $1,000,000 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 their 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 a 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 32,822 properties valued at more than $4 billion. Today, REIN™ has more than 2,500 members who range in age from 16 to 70; many have been members for more than 10 years.
Don’s entertaining, engaging 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 strategies designed to provide clarity in today’s volatile market environment.