The Gallup organization just released their April Economy and Personal Finances Poll which asked Americans to choose the best option for long term investment. It was no surprise to us that real estate returned to the top position over other investment categories (gold, stocks/mutual funds, savings accounts/CDs and bonds).
Back in 2011, gold was the most popular long-term investment among Americans. However, with the housing market improving across the U.S. and home prices rising, more Americans now consider real estate the best option for long-term investments.
The poll also revealed that real estate was considered to be the best long term investment by all four subgroups by age and two out of three by income:
If you are considering an investment in real estate, give us a call, text or email. We would love to help your find the perfect new home or investment property.
-Steve and Sandra
Steve Hill and Sandra Brenner
Windermere Real Estate