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Cape Town - While purchasing investment property can be risky, it can also be a gateway to a future free from financial worry if the right principles are applied, according to Adrian Goslett, regional director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa.

“Seasoned real estate investors will have a fairly wide understanding of the market and the property investment game. However, many first-time investors are likely to make the wrong and often costly decisions cutting their teeth," says Goslett.

"While there are lucrative investment opportunities in every market, investors need to be aware of and steer clear of certain pitfalls that will negatively influence the return on their investment.”

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