One way to get into the property market is to pool your equity together with friends or family. Although this may seem very appealing, there is lots of consider before you make this type of investment. Vanessa outlines the pros and cons of investing this way. As always she remains very realistic with her advice giving non-biased opinions about the realties of investing with family and friends. Vanessa gives new investors lots to think about and consider before they commit to a loan with their best friend or a family member. As attractive as it Is to share the load it may not be the best option for you. Vanessa advises looking at all the pros and cons carefully beforehand and asking yourself whether or not the relationship is better left as a non-investing one.