If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my many years as a successful real estate investor, it is that it pays to balance your investments. Of course, this balance, usually achieved through diversification, means different things to different people.

Some may value the need to invest in different sectors – for example retail properties, or holiday rentals, commercial buildings or mixed use developments. Others might see it as being a question of building up a portfolio that is geographically diverse. By doing this, they’re avoiding some of the risks of putting all of their investments into one specific area that is booming at that particular moment, by spreading the risk across properties in different locations.

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