We regularly see articles highlighting how regular people either have or are in the process of building a substantial portfolio of property and are on their way to an early, wealthy retirement. Often the most important step in becoming a property investor is mustering the courage to do so.
Each and every property investor starts out in the same position, excited yet nervous and not wanting to make the wrong move.
Property is a fantastic wealth building vehicle, it is tangible, secure and relatively easy to get started. The reason you invest is to create wealth with the aim of moving towards financial independence.
Property investment is a long-term strategy with two ways to generate wealth – rental income and capital growth. Over time almost all properties will experience capital growth and this is the way investors build real wealth.