Six Reasons Why Real Estate Trumps Investing in Stocks and Mutual Funds
I experienced a drug induced hallucination when I was 10. Laughing gas from my dentist caused me to visualize colorful puzzle pieces crawling all over the ceiling of the exam room. Hopefully, you have never endured this “wacky awake dreamlike state” but take my word for it, you feel out of control.
To this day, I still feel a lack of control when I’m in the dental chair. Someone else is put in charge of my mouth and calls all the shots. I just sit there trying to “open wider.”
If you haven’t guessed, I like to be in control. I like choice and I like to feel responsible for my own mistakes. With real estate, you can be more in control than when investing in stocks, bonds or mutual funds. Below are a few reasons I choose real estate over securities every time.