It is simple, if you have a dollar in your pocket today, its value will be lower a year from today if you kept it in your pocket. Add in inflation, and that dollar is losing its value even faster.
But if you invested that dollar today in real estate, you are able to retain today's value of that dollar while putting it to work in something that could generate cash flow, appreciate in value and create a hedge against inflation.
While most people think that rising interest rates and inflation make it a bad time to invest in real estate, in reality, it is a great time to invest. Here are a few things to consider.
#1 Competition is Low
When confidence is low, competition is low. Less competition means better deals for you!
#2 If Not Now, When?
Concerned about rising interest rates?
We are still at historical lows, there is an expectation that rates will continue to rise. So today’s deal is the best deal. And remember, if the rates go down, you can always refinance.
#3 Protect the Value of Your Money
Yes, interest rates have risen and maybe deals are more expensive, but inflation is rising, your uninvested money is losing value and Real Estate investing is a tried and true way to preserve the value of your capital.