According to RentCafé, 34% of America’s general population are renters. And since 2010, the number of renters has increased two times faster than the number of homeowners, climbing by 9.1% and 4.3%, respectively. Many rent by choice to have greater flexibility in an uncertain environment. These renters want their apartments to feel like home, without the weight of a mortgage to limit their options.
Real estate takes advantage of a tax benefit in the form of depreciation which provides higher profits for investors.
Cash flow and appreciation make for a dynamic duo for commercial assets.
Driven by inflation, surrounding developments, and/or renovations to the property forces appreciation.
Real Estate helps investors diversify their portfolio and spreads the risk across multiple asset classes.
Attractive, risk-adjusted returns and relatively low volatility. Real Estate has historically outperformed many other investment vehicles including the S&P 500.
Real Estate allows debt products to increase overall returns, although this does also increase risk.