Property investors have more control

July, 2017

By buying a quality, well-located property or by means of a shrewd ‘fix and flip’ renovation strategy, you can accelerate the rate of capital growth of your investment. On the other hand, the value of your equity investments are totally outside your control — it depends on how well the executives and directors who lead the company you own shares in, perform.

Unlike most businesses listed on the ASX, real estate is a vital commodity. Equally, I can’t agree with those who advocate that investing in property doesn’t help spin the wheels of our economy.