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Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment

Wednesday, May 4, 2016   /   by Dan Malloy

Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment

The Gallup organization recently released a survey in which Americans were asked to rank what they considered to be the "best long term investment." Real estate ranked number one, with 35% of those surveyed saying it was a better long term investment than stocks & mutual funds, gold, savings accounts or bonds. Here is the breakdown:
  
Americans Rank Real Estate #1 Long Term Investment | Keeping Current MattersThe survey revealed that real estate was the number one choice among each of the following groups:
  • Men
  • Women
  • People between the ages of 18-29
  • People between the ages of 30-49
  • People between the ages of 50-64
  • People 65 and older
  • People with annual earnings of less than $30,000
  • People with annual earnings between $30,000 and $74,999
  • People with annual earnings of over $75,000
  • People with a college degree
  • People without a college degree
Even stock investors ranked real estate number one. According to the report:
"With housing prices showing a steadier path upward in recent months, even stock investors are about as likely...to choose real estate (37%) as stocks (32%) as the best long-term investment."
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