Investing With Your Life Partner, Is It Worth It?
Posted by Don Campbell | February 26, 2015
Investing With Your Life Partner, Is It Worth It?

The dream for many couples is to work together building their dream business or real estate portfolio. However, for some, this dream becomes a nightmare when pressures begin to mount, communications breakdown and unvoiced expectations are not met. The good news working together, as a couple, can be very successful if done correctly. In this post Don & Connie Campbell reveal how they have worked side by side for over 27 years.

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Inaugural This Week in Research & Discussion Review
Posted by Don Campbell | February 21, 2015
Inaugural This Week in Research & Discussion Review

Welcome to the inaugural Best of The Real Estate Insider blog post.

Starting today, and every weekend, I will be reviewing and featuring the most “talked about” posts on the REIN research blog over the past week. Some of the articles I will highlight discuss specific markets, while others specific strategies.  The reason I will highlight them here is to ensure that strategic investors like yourself have as many tools at your disposal to properly manage your portfolio.

This week I have two for you.  One discussing the wins and potential pitfalls of using the Rent-to-own Investment strategy with a 5% down payment. 

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Calgary’s Housing Market at The Tipping Point? UPDATES
Posted by Don Campbell | February 3, 2015
Calgary’s Housing Market at The Tipping Point? UPDATES

The Calgary real estate market may have just hit its latest tipping point. Sales down 39% and Listings up 37%, is this creating the perfect storm for values to begin decreasing rapidly? Well, the missing, and oft forgotten variable will make all of the difference…

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Bank of Canada Rate Drop Decision Had NOTHING To Do With Mortgage Rates
Posted by Don Campbell | January 29, 2015
Bank of Canada Rate Drop Decision Had NOTHING To Do With Mortgage Rates

Canada’s Mortgage wars are going to show up earlier in 2015 than in previous years. Usually they peak in the Spring during the hot buying season, however this year expect them to show up before the daffodils bloom

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Mortgage Financing Options for Investors in 2015
Posted by Don Campbell | January 25, 2015
Mortgage Financing Options for Investors in 2015

Conventional mortgage choices for investors in Canada are getting increasingly more difficult to find. But there are options that free you up to strengthen your portfolio. Thinking like a strategic investor is now more important than ever before.

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The Upside To The 2009 Downturn…
Posted by Don Campbell | January 13, 2015
The Upside To The 2009 Downturn…

The Upside To The Downturn… Will Lessons We Learned in 2009 Be Discarded?

So here we sat, in Dec 2009, a short time after the Bank of Canada had declared, “The Recession is Over.” However, Today, as we sit in 2015 with low oil prices and talks of recession – did anyone learn these 6 lessons that 2009 taught us?

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Can You REALLY Trust Yourself To Take Responsibility in 2015?
Posted by Don Campbell | January 5, 2015
Can You REALLY Trust Yourself To Take Responsibility in 2015?

As I sat and continued to stare blankly at my computer screen I pondered the ‘right’ decision. I had just received another promotional e-mail about a world class, “too good to be true”… find out the 2 big questions you must ask yourself

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Compromise or Sacrifice – is society getting it wrong?
Posted by Don Campbell | December 30, 2014
Compromise or Sacrifice – is society getting it wrong?

Conventional wisdom that compromise is always the winning choice is, frankly, incorrect and has led many people and businesses to some very unhappy results. With a new focus on thoughtful sacrifice we can all win more often and our business will flourish.

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Calgary Secondary Suite Battle Shows Lack of Compassion – Video
Posted by Don Campbell | December 18, 2014
Calgary Secondary Suite Battle Shows Lack of Compassion – Video

The Calgary Secondary Suite delays are a blight on the city’s world-class reputation. When council asked for ANOTHER report to be created, it was just another sign of inability to solve the affordable rental housing crisis. Time for action is now.

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Site C Dam Approved What Can Investors Expect? Don R Campbell Analyzes
Posted by Don Campbell | December 17, 2014
Site C Dam Approved What Can Investors Expect? Don R Campbell Analyzes

Will the Site C Dam construction hit the Dawson Creek real estate market? For sure, but maybe not in the exact way that most people believe. In this video I discuss the first stages of what to expect in the North East BC real estate market given the recent approval

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