image credit lerablog.com As real estate prices continue to rise you maybe be wondering if you should consider investing in real estate here in San Diego. Below we explain why investing in San Diego real estate in such a good idea.
We are growing but our land isn’t
San Diego has borders- Pacific Ocean to the west, Camp Pendleton to the North and the Mexican Border to the South. San Diego’s population is growing by nearly 1.1% county wide, thats 3,227,596 more people from 2014 to 2015. This can only mean land value will go up accordingly.
Its a popular place
San Diego’s mild climate is the best in the country. It’s rejuvenated Downtown offers a waterfront boardwalk area with more than a dozen parks with a harbor view. According to Forbes magazine, San Diego ranks as the fifth wealthiest city in the United States with top employers in the biotech, health-care, government and hospitality industries.
Stable income return
Real estate tends to be less volatile than other ways to invest, aka the stock market. Over a 30 year period from 1977 to 2007, close to 80% of total U.S. real estate return was derived from income flows.
Increased tax deduction and tax write-offs
There is a good chance your rental property will give you tax-free cash flow and an overage of tax deductions you can use against your other income. It also has the possibility to be a valid business expenses. Don’t live in San Diego? Thats okay, your trip to visit your property can be a write-off.
A great retirement plan
If you plan on keeping your rental property for a long time you can be sure to reap the benefits well into your retirement.