When we look at real estate from an investing perspective, it's been nothing but green pastures over the last 40 years (yes, 40).
In fact, the real estate investment trust (REIT) indexes have outperformed stocks these past four decades, gaining a significant edge by paying attention to prices in relation to property value.
That's admittedly pretty shocking, especially when you also consider the nationwide housing crisis that devastated the global economy just over 10 years ago.
The inescapable conclusion? Don't be duped by the lingering sting of the recession or Jay Powell's currently hawkish agenda: Real estate is always a good market to have your feet in.
Now, you'd think I'd be excited by all the recent reports suggesting REITs are a strong buy right now since they trade at a substantial discount to net asset values on a historical basis.
It sounds sexy, but here's the problem: Investing in REITs at this level won't make you the kind of big, long-term profits you'd get if you took a different approach, like what I'm about to show you.
This is less about looking at the discount and more about listening to the discount. It sounds a little Zen, I know, but it's worked very well for me in the past.
And once you know what the discount is telling you, you're well on the way to making an unreasonably large pile of money in these consistently strong investments.
Here's exactly what I mean…
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