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Housing as an Investment? Yes, That Idea Is Back

Housing as an Investment? Yes, That Idea Is Back
Photograph by Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

Should you look at housing as a (good) investment?

For the love of five years of foreclosures, bank failures, and congressional testimonies, have we learned nothing? Bobcats and coyotes, after all, were taking over condemned houses with antifreeze-green pools. That’s pretty Mad Max where I come from.