Rental Properties vs Shares

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Q: I bought a rental property that has increased in value considerably. The cash is great, but I’m wondering if I should sell high and invest in a different asset.

A: This is a situation where there really is no one-size-fits-all answer, says Sarah Rogers, a qualified property investment advisor, financial planner and mortgage broker.

To tackle this question, you’ll want to first get a handle on just how well this particular investment is performing relative to other assets.

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The 6 Negatives of Property Investment

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Negatives of Property Investing

 

Property investment isn’t all risk free and rosy. There are potential downfalls to investing in property and any successful property investor needs to know and understand the negatives.

  1. Long-term Investment– Property isn’t a buy/sell short-term investment. To be a true property investor you need to be in this for the long haul. I always advise my clients to only consider property investment if they have at least a 10 year investment time period. This property is going to be ...
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