Buying a house as an Investment? Here are the risks you must take into account

In our journey as financial planners, one of the biggest constants that we see in most customer portfolios is this – they are either already real estate heavy, or customer high-priority goals include buying additional homes – as an investment.


This must come as no surprise, since an overwhelming 84% of all household investment assets in India (RBI Household Finance Committee Report, 2017) are in this favorite asset class – no prizes for guessing – Real Estate.


That being the case, it may be prudent to consider these five investment risks associated with this asset class, since each one of these risks have the potential of causing significant damage to your financial independence journey.


Our latest article, published on Moneycontrol.


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