Buying a Property to Invest


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When people have money they want to invest, they have a number of different options to choose from. Some investments are risky and some investments are relatively safe. A typical saying when it comes to investment is “the greater the risk, the greater the reward”.

Investing in property has been a popular option for those with a substantial amount of money available to invest. What do you think? Is buying property a good investment?



Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • investment (noun)
  • invest (noun)
  • risk (noun)
  • risky (adjective)
  • safe (adjective)
  • return (noun)
  • reward (noun)
  • option (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Is buying property a good investment?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Buying a Property to Invest
  • Would you invest in property if you had money to invest?
  • Apart from property, what other ways can people choose to invest their money?
  • What investments are riskier than property?
  • What investments are safer than property?
  • What are the risk factors associated with investing in property?

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