This article from House Logic uncovers some rather shocking statistics about Americans and buying a home. According to the article, 85% of home owners believe that purchasing a home is still even after the housing crisis a good financial investment. Nearly half of those 85% of homeowners also believe that their purchased home is a better investment than owning stocks.
You can read the article here on Home Builder for a more descriptive account of this study.
How do you feel about this? Do you own a home in Encinitas or a house in Carlsbad? Do you think it is a sound financial investment still? Do you own stocks, or did you sell off stocks to pay for your home?