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I did a quick search and haven't come up with anything discussed previously (maybe because it's not strictly retirement investing in the normal sense.

What are the thoughts here on purchasing rental properties as part of a retirement strategy?

I can see both pros and cons here.

Pros:
Property appreciation
Monthly income
Will stay current with inflation (?)

Cons:
Insurance
Maintenance
Possible problem renters
Property Taxes
If you need to sell, it could take a while

I ask because I already have one rental property and so far it hasn't been a problem (crosses fingers).

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
B
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