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The real estate cycle has been in existence for a long time yetmany investors have little understanding of how it materiallyimpacts real estate over time. An entire real estate cycle cantypically take a decade or more to complete, which can explain whymany home buyers and investors fail to recognize that there is acycle to it all. But once you understand the cycle and what drivesit, you become empowered to use your knowledge of the cycle to youradvantage. During the specific phases of the real estate cyclethere are "cyclically sensible" actions that wise investors take,and other actions they avoid, because they are not "cyclicallysensible." Another key element of the cycle is the availablity offinancing, which is directly related to the phases of thecycle.
Written by a team of investment professionals that includes DonR Campbell, Canada's top-selling real estate author; Keiran Trass,a leading international expert on real estate cycles; Greg Head, aCanadian investment specialist; and writer and real estateenterpreneur Christine Ruptash, you'll learn about the key factorsthat drive cycles, and those that have lesser impact, to enable youto assess your local market and decide which investment tacticswill produce the best results for you.
Complete with charts, checklists, and real-life stories,Secrets of the Canadian Real Estate Cycle is anindispensable guide that will teach you how to become a strategicinvestor and profit in every market.
Every day it seems as though the media has a different story totell about the real estate market. Is the market going to boom? Arevalues inflated and unsustainable, so a correction is inevitable?Are we in a buyer’s market or a seller’s market?
If the lack of any clear direction has your head spinning, thennow is the time to read Secrets of the Canadian Real EstateCycle. With full-on analysis and exacting detail, this bookaddresses the fundamentals of the real estate cycle. Investmentexperts Don R. Campbell, Kieran Trass and Greg Head havecollaborated with Christine Ruptash to produce this comprehensiveguide to understanding the market cycle in your target area andwhich investment tactics to use to maximize profit in your currentinvestments and strategically invest for portfolio growth.
Praise for Secrets of the Canadian Real EstateCycle
“Wow! What a great book. I have lived and worked in manyCanadian provinces and developed, built and sold more than $100million of real estate in this great country—and this bookmakes me feel like an amateur!” –Brian Tracy, Author ofNo Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline andReinvention: How to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of YourLife
“This book is a game changer—it completely shiftedmy way of thinking! If you are at all considering real estate as aninvestment vehicle, or if you are a long-term investor—infact, especially if you are a long-term investor—this book isa must read.” –Jim Sicotte, Canadian real estateinvestor
“As soon as I read the first chapter, I knew this wouldwant to be read and re-read by every real estate investor. Thisbook teaches you about the real estate cycle and providesinvaluable tools that enable you to evaluate any market at anytime.” –Peter Kinch, Real estate entrepreneur andfinancing expert
“I’ve been a real estate lawyer for 35 yearsfocusing on the investment side. This book is an invaluable toolfor any real estate investor who’s trying to understand howthe market really works. I will be recommending it to all myclients, whether they are experienced or just starting out.”–Barry McGuire, Real estate lawyer, author and investor
“As an investor and developer, The Secrets of theCanadian Real Estate Cycle provides a vital guideline to makecritical investing decisions.” –Rob Haberman, Realestate investor/developer
This is a great book for both new and seasoned real estate investors. It really helps to take the emotion out of the decision of if and where to invest by looking at what is... Read morePublished on March 12 2012 by Leif D. Andersen
This is definitely the best book on real estate cycle. It is accurate, realistic and provides a number of ideas that will help you navigate the dangers of a slump and boom.Published on Dec 14 2011 by CalgaryRealEstateInvestor