Yes, it is no secret that real estate has had its difficulties over the last several years. But what about the last decade? How did real estate perform in comparison to stocks?
This chart from the KCM blog shows real estate outperforming the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ over the last decade. Read whole post at KCMBlog
Not only has real estate been a good investment, but many studies have shown the social benefits of homeowning. (It’s not all about money.) We buy homes primarily for a place to call home, settle down and get involved in the community. A National Association of Realtors study shows that
Home is a place you can paint as you wish and tear down (or put up) walls to make the space your own. Put in a playset, treehouse or a garden. It’s home!
Why did you buy your home? Do you believe that real estate is a good long term investment?