Making Money in Real Estate: The Canadian Guide to Profitable Investment in Residential Property, Revised Edition

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Wiley, Sep 3, 2008 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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The Canadian Guide to Investing in Residential Property

Successful real estate investments play an essential role in Canadian investors' portfolios. The growth in wealth in real estate markets has presented investors with tremendous opportunities to capitalize on and expand their range of investments. In Making Money in Real Estate, Douglas Gray demystifies the Canadian real estate market for novice investors and presents new strategies for veteran investors. Learn to:

  • Understand the real estate market cycles
  • Find a property and assess its investment potential
  • Build a trustworthy real estate team
  • Arrange financing on good terms
  • Use negotiating tactics that work
  • Understand tax and legal issues
  • Manage a property
  • Avoid the pitfalls that many investors fall into
  • Examine the pros and cons of non-residential property investment options

Making Money in Real Estate is a critical and indispensable tool in investment decision making.

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About the author (2008)

Douglas Gray, B.A., LL.B., formerly a practicing lawyer, has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate and mortgage financing. He has acted on behalf of buyers, sellers, developers, investors, lenders and borrowers. In addition, he has over 30 years of personal experience investing in real estate. He is the author of 20 best-selling real estate, business and personal finance books, as well as a consultant and columnist.

Mr. Gray gives seminars on real estate throughout Canada to the public, as well as for professional-development programs for the real estate industry. He has presented to more than 250,000 people and is frequently interviewed by the media as an authority on real estate and small business entrepreneurship. Mr. Gray is president of the Canadian Enterprise Development Group Inc. and lives in Vancouver, BC. His website is

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