Homeownership Is American’s Favorite Investment

Wondering If It’s A Better Idea To Invest In Stocks or Buy A Home? Summary: 93.3% of Americans would choose homeownership over purchasing stocks. In fact, Americans have ranked homeownership a best investment Seven years in a row. Sources: https://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2021/04/do-people-view-housing-as-a-good-investment-and-why.html https://news.gallup.com/poll/309233/stock-investments-lose-luster-covid-sell-off.aspx Douglas BatemanDouglas Bateman is a military veteran & 20+ year expert in Mortgage Finance for the State of Texas. […]

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the greatest financial one is wealth creation. Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder that leads to forming household wealth. As Freddie Mac explains: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue […]

Equity: The Key To Building Wealth

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home! Every year, households across the country make the decision to rent for another year or take the leap into homeownership. They look at their earnings and savings and then decide what makes the most financial sense. That equation will most likely take into consideration monthly housing costs, tax advantages, and other incremental expenses. […]

The Role Home Equity Plays In Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted: “Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This ‘wealth’ is built, in large part, through the creation of equity…Building equity […]