Rentvesting has been touted as an option for both first-home buyers and potential upgraders trying to climb the property ladder without sacrificing their lifestyle.

Although the concept of owning one or more investment properties while renting where you want to live has been around for a long time, as we become more sophisticated in our financial and property planning and decision making, rentvesting has entered the psyche for the average property buyer.

But as with any investment strategy, it has its advantages and drawbacks.

Rentvesting is not for everyone, but many people do not even consider it, often to the detriment of their finances or lifestyle.

Read David Johnston’s latest article for Domain.com