The Realistic Expectation of Home Price Appreciation

In this segment called "Tweet It!" from The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson sit down with Fool contributor Morgan Housel to look at a few recent tweets and offer their perspective to investors. The group discusses a realistic return one can expect on one's house over the long haul, the jobs situation, and Taco Bell.

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Today's featured tweets:

  • The land could be described as "investment." But the house itself is a depreciating asset that will cost you a boatload to maintain.

    -- Cullen Roche (@cullenroche) July 17, 2013
  • Since June 2006, the U.S. economy has created 30,000 new jobs -- roughly one for every 10,000 people.

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