Although housing investment provides reliable returns for thousands of property investors, Australian Taxation Office figures reveal that most investors lose money on housing, even when the housing market grows in value. I have spoken with many of these disillusioned people at property seminars, expos and workshops in recent years, and listened to their experiences. It is clear that the difference between the successful and unsuccessful investors doesn't stem from the capacity of the property market to generate excellent returns, but from the choices that investors make. Every housing investor can make decisions to ensure that they receive the best possible results — so why do so many take paths that lead to losses and, in the ...

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