If you were lucky to listen to Eddie Hobbs go about investments during his Top 20 things to do with your SSIA....smae thing applies with your finances. You will understand now that Investements are for future endeavours. You have that now.You need it, you have you must access it.Sell the investment property and ease the pain for all your family. You can do it again.Some marriages get strained due to financial worries, don't fall that way.I am going to study in the Kings Inn for 2 years part time, need fees, plus money to tie over for Mortgage payments. I have an investment property but it's got to go....Investment turned into another investment.Don't be afraid of offloading an investement to relieve a strain.