Don R. Campbell:
Real Estate Educator, Researcher, Investor & Best-Selling Author
Don R. Campbell is a Canadian-based real estate investor, researcher, author and educator. He is president 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 and hasn’t looked back since. While teaching and sharing his research with Canadians, Don continues to add to 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 took.
Don is the author of the best-selling Canadian real estate book Real Estate Investing in Canada. Published in May 2005, with a combined total of over 100,000 copies of all his books sold, Real Estate Investing in Canada 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. Version 2.0 was released in March 2011.
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. His newest book, Secrets of the Canadian Real Estate Cycle, was released in September 2011.
Don donates 100% of his author royalties from all four books directly to Habitat for Humanity and so far he and the members of REIN™ have raised over $665,000 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 29,400 properties valued at more than $3.3 billion. Today, REIN™ has more than 2,500 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 19 years and are based solely on proven Canadian strategies that work in today’s market environment.
Canadian Real Estate Investor, Educator, Researcher, & Best-Selling Author
Russell Westcott is a veteran Canadian-based real estate investor, educator and researcher. He is the Vice President for the Real Estate Investment Network™ (REIN™), Canada’s leading Real Estate Education program.
Russell is a co-author and one of the Real Estate experts who contributed to the completion of the best-selling Canadian real estate book 97 Tips for Canadian
Real Estate Investors, first published in March 2006, with the updated version 2.0 published in March 2011.
Russell joined REIN™ in 2004 as an analyst and has made a significant contribution over the years to REIN™’s program development and growth, helping to make it Canada’s leading national real estate education program. An accomplished, passionate presenter and expert on many trends in real estate, Russell co-presents with Don R. Campbell many of REIN™’s monthly educational seminars held across the country.
While teaching and sharing his research and investment strategies with Canadians, Russell also walks his talk and continually adds to his personal portfolio by acquiring, on average, one new investment property each month. On the personal side, Russell is an avid golfer and wine aficionado who makes his home in Coquitlam, B.C.
Russell continues to live his life based around his four key priorities in life which are: 1)Health, Happiness and Enjoyment of Life 2) Family and Relationships, 3) Contribution and Growth, and finally 4) Abundance and Gratitude.
Each month you can find Russell educating Canadian Real Estate Investors at one of the many REIN™ workshops throughout Canada. Russell’s presentations have been called passionate, entertaining and educational and have been attended by thousands of real estate investors across Canada. Russell uses his vast knowledge base to present his REIN™ Advanced Buying StrategiesTM , REIN™ Landlording Secrets™ and REIN™ Joint Venture Secrets™ that have helped thousands of Real Estate Investors think creatively and raise investment capital to buy their next piece of Real Estate.
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