Category Archives: Property Types

Investing in Houses

Investing in Houses

A standalone house on its own title is often considered a reliable investment, hence the phrase “as safe as houses”.  But buying a house as an investment property does not guarantee you will make a good return.

When looking at buying an investment property, the old adage “Location, location, location” is probably a better indicator to use than the type of property that you end up buying…

Investing in Apartments


It’s a common dilemma for investors as to what type of property performs best in the long term.  Houses, apartments, offices?

Alot of people believe that houses always grow better than apartments because they have a greater land value.

It is true that a house generally has a larger land component and that it is the value of the land that increases over the years, whilst the physical property itself depreciates (loses value).