Jim Toner is a businessman and a real estate investor but knew he wanted to be a writer when he was in his early teens. He admits he procrastinated quite a bit but in 1996 he began writing again. In the past there was always something keeping him far too busy to write. He worked with computers for 35 years as a petroleum geophysicist. Jim Toner then worked with veterinarian and medical scientists, engineers, accountants and numerous different industries. This included shipping, manufacturing and health care. He traveled throughout Europe during the course of his work. He still found time to get married, create a home, have three children and manage a single figure golf handicap.
In 2007 Jim Toner became a full-time writer. The most major influences in his life in this area included Christopher Brookmyre, John Le Carré, Patrick Campbell, R. A. Lafferty, James Thurber, Richard Dawkins, Robert Sheckley, Frank O’Connor, Alan Simpson, Douglas Adams, Samuel Beckett, Charles Dickens, PG Wodehouse, Raymond Chandler, Colin Bateman, Robert Harris, Eoin Colfer, Ellis Peters, Anne McCaffrey, John Steinbeck, Ray Galton, John Wyndham and Isaac Azimov.
Jim Toner achieved success when he authored The Consumer’s Guide To Investment. He spoke of what must be avoided in life such as scam artists, charlatans and peddlers of snake oil. He stated all of these groups now hate him because he wrote the truth in his book. This book contains accurate and true stories of the many lives that have changed due to the real estate investing system Jim Toner created. People from every financial bracket have had their dreams come true. This occurred because they gained financial freedom simply by employing Jim Toner’s system. This book tells their full stories. The book explains how to locate fantastic opportunities and about the changing rules and solid fundamentals of the market. He shares the major opportunities as well as the hype, lies, pitfalls and charlatans after the money earned by hard working people.
On Jim Toner’s Facebook account, he mentioned that he wrote his book to show people the right way to make investments in real estate while avoiding all of the associated pitfalls. His blueprint is very simple. This is true for both established investors and the people still new to investing in real estate. This book is a blueprint to show people how to become a part of the world of real estate investing. This is even true for those who believe they are already established in the field. Jim Toner writes about detailed accounts and actual life case studies regarding his system. This is so much more than just ideas or theories. This is an actual system. The readers learn about regular people who followed Jim Toner’s proven system and succeeded beautifully while maneuvering around the misinformation.