Secrets of ‘high-roller’ realty investing revealed

New book profiles big name investors

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"Maverick Real Estate Investing," by Steve Bergsman (John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, N.J.), 2004, $24.95, 269 pages; Available in stock or by special order at local bookstores, public libraries and If you want to know how the successful "big boy" high-roller real estate investors think, Steve Bergsman's new book "Maverick Real Estate Investing" provides a concise glimpse into their minds. Well-known realty investors such as Sam Zell, Donald Trump, Samuel and Richard LeFrak, Gerald and Jeffrey Hines, Walter and Douglas Shorenstein, Hamid Moghadam, John Kukral, Dick Dusseldorp, Frank, Peter and Steven Lowy, Eli Broad, Melvin and David Simon, Paul Reichmann, and many others are among the real estate tycoons profiled. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. This fascinating book explains the tactics used by these high-roller real estate investors whose strategies can also be easily adapted by "mom and pop" investors. For example, Sam Zell, known as the "grave dancer" because...