There are many alternatives to make our decisions, how and where to invest our funds / sums! Options include: the stock market; bond market; basic products; US Treasury vehicles; and real estate. Since, historically, many consider real estate to be one of the safest long-term strategies and owning a home is often seen as a major component of the so-called dream American, this article will try to discuss 4 reasons many think of it this way, and to use their funds, to buy family homes, as well as investment property. With that in mind, this article will attempt, briefly, to examine, examine, review, and discuss the way and why of this issue.
1. Historically, tracks and / or exceeds inflation, and the rate of return, many other options, offers: In addition to many other reasons, historically the appreciation in the value of real estate has continued. with and / or exceeded the rate of inflation. It has also been, in the long run, one of the safest and most secure vehicles on the market! Numerous analyzes also show that the overall rate, for real estate, is better than most of the other options!
2. Several purposes including living expenses and asset appreciation / value: When one buys a home, his own, it satisfies several purposes including, his living expenses, and pride in owning! However, it is particularly satisfying in doing so that home values, in the longer run, generally increase, at least, by the rate of inflation. Many also buy real estate, for investment purposes like buying multi-family properties etc. In doing so, they also get tax benefits, including the ability to write off the property, on a schedule, for tax purposes. Also remember that if you don't own your home you still pay rent, which has no rate of return!
3. Above-average returns, over time: Statistically, on a historical basis, real estate values have risen, over time, not only at a faster rate than inflation, but also outperforming many other investment vehicles.
4. Pay yourself, instead of your landlord: Your personal home can be owned by you or your landlord! When you rent out your home, it provides your accommodation, but you don't receive any other financial benefits! Who do you prefer to pay, monthly, yourself or your landlord?
It is wise to take your personal circumstances, comfort zone, priorities and perceptions fully into account before making any investments. After this process, don't forget to include housing and real estate in your overall analysis!