What Skyrocketing Home Prices Say About Inflation

A home listed for sale will remain on the market until a willing buyer is found – typically through a real estate agent (who takes a sizeable commission, of course).

Investors who have too much of their wealth tied up in real estate can find themselves stuck and unable to cash out when the market turns down or a need for liquidity suddenly arises.

In the event of a currency crisis, owning sound money itself – gold and silver – is the surest means of preserving wealth.

Although not guaranteed to be the best performing asset class over any particular economic cycle, history suggests that precious metals gain real value whenever inflation trends upward (as was the case in the late 1970s).

In an inflationary melt-up, gold and silver price advances can enable hard money investors to increase their purchasing power when measured against most other assets – real estate included.

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