Last month, we posed the question to our audience: Compared to other investments, how do you best describe land as an investment? LANDTHINK.com, an authoritative online resource for advice, knowledge, opinions and trends related to land, is pleased to announce the February Pulse results. Our informal online survey revealed that land is widely viewed as an excellent investment, compared to other investments. The results are not surprising; in a still uncertain economy, people commonly seek out safer, non-traditional ways to diversify their portfolio. Both small investors and seasoned, wealthy investors alike are making an educated decision to invest in land. Not only is land a relatively safe long term investment, but it offers folks one special thing other forms of investment like stocks and bonds cannot- enjoyment. Land owners can participate in outdoor family activities like hunting, camping, fishing and riding ATV’s, with peace of mind knowing their investment is safe and value is growing. An overwhelming 56.5% of respondents felt that land was an excellent investment.
LANDTHINK subscribers, fans, followers and land industry professionals across the country voiced their opinion on where land stood, compared to other investments. Here’s how the results panned out:
- 56.5% said land was an Excellent investment
- 32% said land was a Very Good investment
- 8.6% said land was an Average investment
- 1.6% said land was a Below Average investment
- 1.3% sad land was a Poor investment
LANDTHINK.com has asked for participation in a series of questions, the LANDTHINK Pulse. Each month, we ask one, straightforward question, in an effort to gather interesting insight into the current land real estate market. Thank you to everyone who participated and shared the Pulse with friends and connections in the land industry. Since it debuted last May, interest and participation in the Pulse has grown exponentially each month.
Congratulations to Molly Grace, the winner of the $100 Amazon gift card after answering the February Pulse question! Molly is a real estate agent with Great New Mexico Properties, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
LANDTHINK is seeking sponsors for the LANDTHINK Pulse. A longtime LANDFLIP Professional Account customer, Southstar Communities, has signed-on to sponsor the March Pulse. Sponsorship of the Pulse is an excellent opportunity for land industry businesses and professionals to receive significant exposure by leveraging our entire network of web and social media sites. Pulse sponsorships are offered on a first come first serve basis and are subject to certain limitations. If your business would be interested in sponsoring next month’s April Pulse question, please contact us soon.
Click here to answer the March Pulse question and tell us what would most influence your decision to purchase a homesite in a master planned community. All respondents will be automatically entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card!
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