Investment properties are often bought with a goal to make money, usually through renting a place to someone else. While that may mean fewer emotional decisions for you, such as proximity to friends and family, there’s still a lot to consider, such as how much you can borrow, the upfront and ongoing costs you’re likely to come across, who’ll manage the property, and what your legal and tax obligations might be. So, whether you’re a first-time property investor, thinking of accessing existing home equity to make a purchase, or looking to expand your current portfolio, here’s some info that could help you on your way.