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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY LAND? - 07/30/10 01:34 PM
President Abraham Lincoln said it beautifully: "Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left over by those who hustle."
Historically, land continuously increases in value. Sure there are ups and downs throughout the years, but the overall trend is always up!
So don't believe all the hype you hear. That the "bubble" is bursting; or that you missed the boat. Or wait and see what happens with the housing market. First of all I am not talking about the housing market. I never buy houses, unless I want to live in them; investing in a (0 comments)
ANOTHER REASON FOR INVESTING IN LAND IS THE POWER TO LEVERAGE - 07/30/10 01:23 PM
By Leverage I mean your ability to buy Land today and pay for it over time. With this option, you achieve two objectives: 1) saving a portion of your earned income to control yourself 2) your invested dollar appreciates every day and earns you more money over time. Plus, there are many land sellers who offer an owner financing option. When was the last time a Corporation or a Stock Brokerage Firm would let you buy stock today and pay over 5, 10 or 15 years? (This is a Clue in itself!)
Just imagine asking your bank for a loan (0 comments)
Reasons Investing In Land Is Almost Always Profitable In The Long Haul - 07/30/10 01:19 PM
Most people think that land investment is only for real estate developers who buy big parcels of land for commercial or residential development. But actually, investing in land is one of the greatest investment strategies available for anybody who wants to build wealth!
SCARCITY! As the supply shrinks and the demand increases, the value goes up. The supply and demand equation is the essence of our free market economy.
Every year hundreds of thousands of immigrants enter this beautiful country. Most of them are highly educated professionals with financial resources and the mind-set to start pursuing their American Dream (2 comments)
Premier Land Lender For Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi - 07/07/10 02:19 PM
A quick word about First South Farm Credit of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. The Farm Credit System was established by Congress in 1916 to provide a dependable source of credit and financial services for Rural America. The Farm Credit System is one of six Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE's) created by Congress. GSE's are privately owned corporations providing adequate sources of credit and credit services. The Farm Credit System is made up of a network of Farm Credit Banks and Farm Credit Associations that ensure all segments of Rural America are being served. First South Farm Credit is a Farm Credit institution (2 comments)
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