If you’re thinking about buying an investment property this year, then make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Maria Bekiaris is the former deputy editor of Money in 2001. She writes about personal finance and investing, and has contributed to Australian House & Garden, Good Health, and Mother & Baby. Maria edited the book A Real Girl's Guide to Money by Effie Zahos. She holds a Bachelor's degree in business.
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