Why Buy Land

Fair Deal Investments

Every month we get a Newsletter from Fair Deal Investments. The following was included in their August 2010 Newsletter. It does make interesting reading which we want to share with you:

Why More Investors Turn To Land

You may be one of many considering the idea of investing in land, and now you want to make sure that you're making the right decision. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider making the jump into land investment.

Fixed Value

Why should you invest in land and not in, say, the Stock Market? One form of leverage you get when investing in land is the 'fixed value' that comes with this kind of asset.

While the values of shares can start crashing in the stock market, and the value of your stock may take a dive, you have your land retained at its fixed (if not appreciating) value.

Severe crashes in land value are quite rare. While there may be some fluctuations depending on the economy and other factors, land over the long term is a stable investment in comparison to other investment types.

A Tangible Investment

While banks are experiencing credit problems and paper value is at serious risk, you have your physical investment intact. If anything, it's always great to have an asset that you can actually see, visit and walk on. The security you get from a physical investment is simply incomparable.

Greater Long-Term Returns

With the heavy investment in land currently rising from the unstable financial markets, you can expect a shortage in this valuable asset in the future. Hence, you can anticipate the value of land properties to undergo rapid appreciation. As the banking sector weakens, investing in property becomes a wiser option.

Low Risk

Historically, the value of land has always gone through an upward trend. This is mainly due to the fact that there is a finite amount of land. With the growing world population putting this piece of asset in increasing demand, the chances of losing your money with your investment are slim.

Easy-to-Understand Investment

You may already have heard about accounting scandals involving the Stock Market and other such investments. You should not encounter this kind of complication with land investing. You can usually get a good picture of why property prices change, and at what rate.

Ownership

It goes without saying that there's an invaluable sense of pride that comes with the idea of 'ownership', and this is the peace of mind you get from investing in land.<<<<<<

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