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Whether now is a good time to invest in an off-the-plan property?

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Many investors are wondering whether now is a good time to invest in an off-the-plan property, given we’re in the middle of a recession. While the current economic conditions can be daunting, they can also offer the savvy investor opportunities. 

During the recession in the early 1990s, interest rates reached a staggering 17.5%. Compare that to today when interest rates are at a record low 0.25% and you can see that not all recessions are alike.
Low interest rates make investing in property much more affordable, which is a great opportunity for investors. 

The current recession has been met with a record level of government spending to keep people employed and stimulate the economy. So far the government stimulus has managed to prevent those who are unemployed from being forced to sell their homes which could lead to an oversupply and steep price falls. 

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