Investing in multifamily real estate as one element of a diverse portfolio is a lucrative strategy for many investors. However, as with all investments, this should be done with care and due diligence. Within the general category of multifamily investing, there are two main paths: debt and equity investing. Each has its pros and cons, but a combination of both can provide a balanced investment strategy. If you’re looking to invest in multifamily for the first time, here’s what you need to know about these two methods.