Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is Far from Dead


Following last year’s real estate market was like riding a rollercoaster. The market started off robust in 2018 and then softened before finishing with a light flurry. However, one factor that failed to waiver was America’s belief that owning a home makes sense from a financial stance.

An end-of-the-year survey by the federal reserve Bank’s Center for microeconomic data revealed that:


“The majority of households continue to view housing as a good financial investment.”

And that percentage has increased over the last three years.

Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is Far from Dead | Simplifying The Market

Bottom Line

Though there is some uncertainty as to how the real estate market will perform over the next twelve months, one thing remains very certain: America’s belief in homeownership.