"People need to have a retirement plan it's probably better not to put all their eggs in one basket. Investing in property instead of a pension is fine, as long as you have the means to do it," Mr McLean explained.
"It is important for people to recognise - in the long term - it will be down to them to get them the standard of living that they want," he added.
"People often say they wish they had put their money into property rather than a pension, but this isnt always an option. The rewards in property investment - in people's minds - seem to out weigh financial rewards from pensions."
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