Iowa home, property ownership back on the short list of growth investments?

Home Sales Chart – Iowa Association of Realtors

That beach property you’ve always wanted or own now could be a profitable asset to cash out on later. Iowa home prices are up 4.4% and the Washington Post reports that home equity has surged across the United States.

Between the third quarter of 2014 and the same period in 2015, Americans’ home-equity holdings grew by nearly $1.3 trillion, according to the Fed, thanks mainly to rising home prices.
Washington Post