1. Theory of Supply and Demand – housing prices have nowhere to go but up as demand drives it.
  2. Passive Income – you have the opportunity to potentially receive ongoing positive cash flow.
  3. No Entry Barrier to Investing – skills required to invest or quickly learned and can be relatively simple.
  4. Small Capital Required to Invest – when investing, you typically only need to pay 20% to 25% for the down payment.
  5. Potentially Safer Option – comparatively a potentially safer option than stock market based investments.
  6. Leveraging – a great way to stretch your investment dollars.
  7. Inflation Hedging – it can hold its value and purchasing power during inflation.
  8. Tax Exemptions – many different tax laws you can take advantage of to increase the profitability.

(Source – Paul McGraw)