Whether you are an accomplished property investor, or just starting out, something to keep in mind is that Property Investing isn’t really ever about Property. It's not about the accumulation of houses, apartments, and developments. So what's it about for you? This is an important step, as it determines your future moves and what success truly means. Wealth for what?
From where I sit there are not a lot of positives about negative gearing. I made the mistake of negative gearing when I first entered the property market 15 years ago. I am now a lot more experienced and knowledgeable, and hence see negative gearings as not the best property investing strategy to undertake. You may be playing the 'tax element', but it can work more against you then for you.
All the decisions you have made, and will make, always come back to your relationship with money. More often than not your relationship with money stems from your parents (or the people you spent the most time with in your younger years) relationship with money. Here is a list of 9 questions to help you ascertain the depth of your relationship with money.
Join the masses on the search for Christmas Gifts and New Years outfits... or spend your time looking for your first or next property investment. The lines are not so deep and you'll have more air time and access to the experts. A present you will remember in five years from now.