Investing in buildings and houses is one of the most talked about wealth accumulation vehicles. It is an option that offers almost the same advantage all over the world. However, it commands a large volume of funds and demands specific and specialized knowledge.
Here are seven top reasons why real estate is a good business-
* The demand for housing is insatiable. The mass available on earth is limited and depreciating daily while the human population is at a constant increase, so also the demand for housing units. As more people of people bid for the limited available pieces of land, the price cannot but appreciate.
* It is a good store of wealth. Among many of the trappings of wealth, real estate is the best option. Ownership of pieces of real estate is personally satisfying and makes wealth tangible. Also, the rate of appreciation is regular on yearly bases irrespective of economic situations. It can serve as personal shelter, it could be rented. Either way, it still appreciates, thus a two way income or service provider.
* It is also among the creative models of businesses. A singular piece could be rented, leased and mortgaged. Remodeling and upgrading of facilities on an old piece adds more value to it.
* It has a multiple utility. It could be used for residential, recreational, social, commercial, religious et cetra. Most times a piece of estate could be used for all of these needs simultaneously. An example is an hotel.
* The market is played by three major insider groups. They are the end users, the speculator and gamblers, then lastly the real investor. Their money backed demand for pieces of real estate makes the business a vibrant one.
* The business is the only business that can offer a three fold advantage of leverage, cash flow and tax sheltering.
* Real estate does not stop with buying an already finished homes, one can also buy a land and build anything he desires on it. Not only is it a store of wealth, it also accounts for growing of individual and cooperate net worth.