Robert Campbell has been eating, sleeping, living and breathing real estate from the time he learned how to walk.
The son of a successful San Diego home
builder, he spent many hours as a youngster tagging
along with his dad to the lumberyard, and later worked
on his father’s construction sites to help pay his way
But Robert quickly learned that there was
far more to real estate than dirt, concrete, lumber and
building materials. Early on, he learned that real estate
markets are a lot like roller-coaster rides where
spectacular climbs are frequently followed by spectacular falls.
Robert graduated from UCLA and started investing in real estate at age 24, by borrowing $14,000 from his parents for the down payment on a 6-unit apartment house in San Diego. After doing some cosmetic repairs and raising the rents, he sold the property for an $11,000 profit one year later. He was hooked for life.
Real Estate Accomplishments
Robert Campbell has had a multifaceted 46-year real estate career that includes:
1. As a real estate investor, he has bought and sold over 40 rental properties.
2. As a real estate developer, he has built over 50 homes and apartment units.
3. As a California real estate broker (licensed in 1976), he handled the sales and
mortgage financing for hundreds of clients.
4. As a real estate advisor, he has been publishing "The Campbell Real Estate
Timing Letter" since 2002. Click Here to see sample copy.
5. As a university lecturer, Robert Campbell spoke at the University of San Diego.
Academic Note:Timing the Real Estate Market was used by Professor Elaine
Worzala in her MBA class on real estate investment.
America's Foremost Authority on Real Estate Timing
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Meet Robert Campbell
A seasoned veteran of both good real estate cycles and bad, Robert Campbell has experienced more successes than losses. Ironically, however, it was his biggest real estate “mistake” ever that inspired him to write this book.
Because he believes that “avoiding disaster” is one of the true secrets for achieving lasting, long-term prosperity -- and because of his hard-won experiences, market observations, education, and analytical expertise -- Robert has created The Campbell Method for tracking trends to buy and sell. This revolutionary approach to timing the real estate market not only provides you with the tools to survive the real estate roller-coaster ride, but it also presents a clearly defined method for achieving maximum profit.
With respect to investing in the markets
– and especially real estate – Robert believes that
using a proven and time-tested "system” (purely
data-driven, of course) is the best way to identify the
most profitable times to buy and sell.
"Price appreciation - and not cash flow -
should be an investor's primary objective,"
says Robert. "That's where the big money is made."
In other words, "you should be invested in real estate when prices are likely to rise - and be out of real estate when real estate prices are likely to fall."
What should you do with your money after that?
"Invest it in some other asset class that can produce handsome rewards," says Campbell.
Mr. Campbell earned a BA in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1969 and an M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance from San Diego State University in 1974.
Robert loves to stay active - both physically and intellectually.
His hobbies include:
(1) Reading and analyzing info on economics and the markets.
(2) Working out 3-5 days a week to stay as strong, lean, and physically fit as possible.