real estate demographics

Performance Property Real Estate Question

How To Profit From The Coming Baby Boomer Rental Boom

Q: Gerald, you often mention how important it is to keep track of demographic changes and trends. What changes do you see on the horizon and how can I take advantage of them? Kirsten, Philadelphia, PA A: You can and should profit from recognizing population and demographic trends. There are around 80 million baby boomers in the US now and almost a quarter of them have no savings. As thousands of baby boomers retire and exit the workforce every day with insufficient savings many will have no choice but to downsize and rent. You can profit from this trend by investing directly or indirectly in rental property. You can invest directly in rental property where Boomers want to live, or […]

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