Real Estate

Definition: Land, and all permanent attachments (including buildings, sheds and etc.).  Although, media often refers to the “real estate market” from the perspective of residential living, real estate can be grouped into three broad categories based on its use: residential, commercial and industrial. Examples of real estate include undeveloped land, houses, condominiums, town homes, office buildings, retail store buildings and factories.


USD Explanation:  Real estate is one of the oldest investment strategies known to man.  It also is the most widely used “alternative” investment for many self directed investors.   Real estate as an investment contains many different subcategories for investment including: buy and hold, flipping, private lending and much more. This creates multiple potential investment opportunities in this market. USelfDirect encourages you to explore them to determine which avenue may be best suited to your goals, knowledge level, and time constraints.