We’ve all heard that today’s low interest rates and affordable housing prices make this an ideal time to buy investment property. But if you’re new to the world of real estate investing, the idea of parting with your hard-earned savings for a rental house can be downright terrifying. What kind of house is best to buy? How do investment loans work? What about maintenance and repairs? Finding renters? The uncertainty generated by these questions and countless others might feel overwhelming. Don’t let it.