Buy land? You bet, now is the time to buy before herds of overseas investors buy. Land offers protection against a bigger market downturn. There are bargains out there now in real estate. Overseas investors with U.S. dollars burning holes in their pockets will buy to diversify their portfolios away from U.S. Treasury bonds and to protect their holdings from any futher decline in the dollar.
You can find some great bargains on land in the U.S. stock market as well as with local real estate agents who specialize in the arena. Land also offers some downside protection in case stocks as a whole head further south. Buy now, before these assets ahead of the herd of overseas investors that will discover this asset class, once the panic passes in the meltdown in the U.S. market for mortgage backed debt.
An increasing number of overseas investors are joining the global search for alternatives to dollar denominated investments, looking for real estate in Hong Kong and U.S ; Australian dollars; gold and silver and other commodities. Overseas investors will realize that U.S. real estate is a great hedge against what they fear most, inflation in the United States. As you know, an asset such as land goes up in value when inflation soars.
All listing information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified through personal inspection by appropriate professionals. Listings displayed on this website may be subject to prior sale or removal from sale; availability of any listing should always be independent verified. Listing information is provided for consumer personal, non-commercial use, solely to identify potential properties for potential purchase; all other use is strictly prohibited and may violate relevant federal and state law.
The source of the listing data is as follows:
My Florida Regional MLS (updated 9/22/17)
What Seniors Need to Know Before Purchasing a New Home
Purchasing a home can throw curve balls your way at any age, but the potential pitfalls can be magnified when the one doing the purchasing is a senior. Plenty of seniors, however, are able to finance a new home, move, and live comfortably in their new setting. Here are some of the things you must know before diving in headfirst. Read More
Karen is featured again in the premier REALTORS in Orlando Magazine
Whether you’re trying to buy or sell real estate, getting the best deal—especially in these challenging times—means finding an agent who possesses savvy and know-how and gets results. On these pages are some Central Florida agents who have demonstrated those skills.
Orlando magazine’s list of “Hot 100’’ real estate professionals is in alphabetical order and compiled from several sources. We consider data on sales volume, value of sales, number of sales, number of listings and value of listings. Read More