GLEN R. SWEENEY is a real estate investor and Managing Partner for a number of real estate investment partnerships. He is the President of Investors Research Institute Inc. (IRI) and has established real estate investment and development LLCs with a wide variety of partners. He has also been a management consultant to major forest products companies on divestiture issues, marketing analysis and corporate reorganization. He has taught Finance and Operations Management at Oregon State University’s College of Business and been an adjunct professor of Finance and Investments at Linfield College. He has been an invited lecturer at Yale, Oxford, University of Munich and Portland State University. He began his higher education at New York University and holds an MBA from Oregon State University. He is also the author of a curriculum on capital budgeting.
JOHN C. GORDON has invested in rental, forest and farm real estate for over 30 years. He is Pinchot Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies Emeritus at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and was Dean at Yale Forestry from 1983 to 1992 and again in 1997/98. He holds a Ph.D. from Iowa State University and has been a Fulbright Scholar in Finland (University of Helsinki) and India (Bangalore). He has extensive consulting experience with public and private organizations, including leading natural resource and land holding firms. He has authored or coauthored over 100 publications, including books on investing and leadership. He is a managing partner in Candlewood Timber Group, LLC, and Maximum Yield Associates, LLC.
I thought it was a great book. Using their personal experiences enhanced the quality of the book. Before reading the book I didn't know much about real estate investments, but... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Torrey Rogness
This is a great book for anyone who is or who has ever been interested in investing (it's even good for people who have no interest in investing because it explains why you should... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lauren Schroeder
A great introduction to real estate investments. This book covers the do's and don't of real estate as well as the reasoning behind real estate investment as opposed to other forms... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Graham Spencer
This book is very helpful for the beginner investor. It makes sense to invest in this market. I have many people who have lots of horror stories, but I was a renter for many... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Christine Piquette
As a chemistry student, I know capacitor much better than real estate.
When I got this book, I was worried about I cannot understand it very well, but after read it, I... Read more
It is a very good introduction for those who don't know much about real estate investment. I am a MBA student, but I barely know the practical knowledge about the investment in... Read morePublished 11 months ago by kathyding
There isn't anything in this book that can't be found in an entry level finance textbook. Not worth the money in my opinion.Published 13 months ago by C