November 10, 2015

Calculator: Was My Home a Good Investment?

Experts disagree over whether purchasing a house is a good long-term financial investment. While a house might give its owners a sense of pride and stability, it generally does not provide a return comparable to stocks.  If you already purchased a house and are wondering what kind of return you have achieved so far, CNN Money offers an online calculator that compares a home’s appreciation over a user-specified period to the change in value of other homes, stocks, and bonds over the same period. 
Source: CNN Money Calculator