Orlando Property Manager, Oliver Overton-Morgan, discussing how investing in real estate is America’s top choice for some very good reasons.
Real estate is the overwhelming preferred choice of investment by Americans as identified in a opens in a new windowrecent survey. With the Dow Jones industrial average reaching record highs this year, it might be expected that the stock market would be the favored choice, but that wasn’t the actual outcome.
Analysis of the recent report suggests that the popularity for houses could be that they are tangible assets that you can see where your money is actually invested, compared to stocks and bonds which tend to be unclear where the money is invested. Investment professionals always say “diversify” your investments into stocks, real estate, precious metals, etc.
There are several distinct advantages of real property as an investment over other popular alternatives.
- High loan-to-value mortgages available
- at fixed interest rates
- for long periods of time
- on appreciating assets
- with definite tax advantages
- and reasonable control.
Another advantage of rental homes and investment real estate is that most people are more comfortable with them. It is the same type of property that they live in but used as a rental. They have a tendency to understand the key components such as value, appreciation, rent, maintenance and financing.
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