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Real Estate Top Investment Choice

Even in today’s challenging environment Americans continue to remain strong in their belief real estate is the best choice in long term investments. Gallup Polling has recently released the results this year’s survey which attempted to determine which long-term investment Americans value the most. Those who choose to respond were asked to select real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds. Real estate once again, by margins that surpassed 2 to 1, led the way.

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For the seventh year in a row, real estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment. Gallup explained:

“Real estate remains the most favored investment to Americans, as has been the case since 2013, when the housing market was on the rebound. More than a third of Americans have named real estate as the top investment since 2016.”

This year’s results indicated 35% of Americans chose real estate, followed by stocks at 21%. The full results covering the last decade are shown in the chart below:Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 7th Year Running

An Added Benefit of Ownership

In addition to the many benefits that come with owning your home, the belief of the American people in the stability of housing as a long-term investment remains strong. This remains true even through the many challenges our economy faces today.

Oly Pen Real Estate has a team of trusted real estate professionals to help you navigate changes in our industry. We have a watchful eye on Grays Harbor market so give your Oly Pen Real Estate Team a call today at 360.249.8187 or stop by our office 141 S. Main Street in friendly Montesano, WA and discuss your expectations today!


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