Topic One – Considerations for a Property Investment Strategy

This topic discusses the concepts of rental and capital growth and how they impact an investor’s strategy.  It considers some questions that may be useful to ask an investor when seeking their true investment goals.

Therefore, it also covers such concepts as tax reduction and inflation hedging.  It also revisits the risk elements around property investment, including the different types of property in which an investor may potentially be interested.  This should give your investors more confidence to know which types of property are more suited to their risk profile.


Learning objectives

By the end of this topic you will be able to:

  • Describe the concepts of rental growth and return, capital growth and reducing tax
  • Describe risks associated with different property types such as residential, commercial, rural and specialist use
  • List potential risks in the investment property process such as gearing, illiquidity and market volatility
  • Answer questions, complete activities and other self- paced learning tools to enhance your understanding of this topic