Property is generally seen as a means of diversifying away from bonds and equities, but the pandemic has thrown up some anomalies.
For businesses that have been able to continue as normal, they have found their staff have been able to work from home.
Employees are not missing the commute, and are able to get on with work with fewer interruptions, even if for some, it means logistically being more challenging.
Whether this is a short term thing, or people will start to miss the office, is another question, but the fact that some employers are raising the question of whether they need expensive office space, means the rules over property investing are changing.
Combine this with the hit on retail tenants, some might be questioning their commitment to property funds altogether.
There are brights spots that are doing well in the crisis, and there are various means of getting into property, that makes an investor less exposed to volatility.
In this guide we attempt to show some of the ways to think about investing in property right now, and some of the areas to be wary of.
It is worth an indicative 60 minutes CPD.