Introduction xi Part 1: Stop Thinking . . . Start Knowing! The Foundation on Which All Is Built 1 Part 2: Money Matters: Mortgage and Financing Tips 29 Part 3: How to Make Your Investment System Work 85 Part 4: Focus on the Two Types of Economic Fundamentals and Dramatically Increase Your Bottom-Line Results 103 Part 5: Data, Bricks and Mortar: The Practical Side of Wealth Creation Through Real Estate Investment 149 Part 6: Negotiate the Deal You Want (Practice Makes Perfect) 183 Part 7: Purchasing and Closing: The Art of the Deal 193 Part 8: Tenancy Issues: Make Defence Your Best Offence 225 Part 9: Legal Insights and Tax Tips: What You?ve Got to Know (So It Won?t Hurt You) 251 Appendix 285 Property Goldmine Score Card 286 All Properties Due Diligence Checklist 287 Condominium Purchase Due Diligence Checklist 290 Statutory Declaration 293 REIN Property Analyzer 296 Support Tools and Key Contacts 298 Real Estate Investment Network?REIN 299 About the Authors 300 Index of Tips 302
Don R. Campbell (Calgary, AB) is the author of the Canadianbestseller Real Estate Investing in Canada and president of the Real Estate Investment Network(REIN), with1,400 members whose investment in Canadian residentialreal estate tops $3.1 billion. Peter Kinch (Vancouver, BC) is the principal of TheMortgage Team and PK Approved Mortgages with brokers in majorcities across Canada. He is a member or REIN and speaks regularlyon developments in the banking industry. Barry McGuire (Edmonton, AB) is an investor and lawyer who consults with clients on their real estate purchases. Hedevelops and presents materials to the REIN group. Russell Westcott (Vancouver, BC) is vice president ofREIN and a veteran real estate investor, researcher andeducator.