Comments on: Is Home Ownership Overrated? Homeowners Insurance Tips and News Tue, 16 Nov 2010 19:34:32 +0000 hourly 1 By: Bruce Thu, 04 Feb 2010 16:18:46 +0000 Every time there is a down market people come out saying the sky is falling and homes are no longer a secure investment. Well they are still much more secure than stocks or other alternatives. In addition they provide tax benefits, offer a place to live which you would need to pay rent anyways. Historically those who invest in real estate over time become very wealthy. I know many people who have used real estate investments to become very secure.