Investors Interested in Real Estate, Survey Says

By Heather Taylor0 Comments
Real estate is viewed as an enticing investment, according to a recent Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate survey. Of the 1,000 Americans the company polled, 89 percent said they are interested in adding real estate to their overall investing strategy.

The motivation for investors interested in real estate is often family-related, according to the survey’s results. Some respondents expressed an interest in using an investment property to help bolster family members’ financial future.

The results show that those who have invested in real estate are happy with their decision, according to the company’s news release:
  • Nearly all (96%) of U.S. investors surveyed who have invested in real estate believe their decision has helped them achieve some form of financial success:
    • 52% greater overall financial stability
    • 51% greater long-term net worth
    • 45% greater monthly cash flow
  •  94% percent of investors surveyed who have invested in real estate are interested in making a future investment of this kind
    • 84% who have invested in real estate indicated that they will make another real estate investment
      • 2 in 5 planning to do so in less than a year
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