If you choose to invest in private real estate, be prepared to buy and hold. With highly illiquid investments like these, you won't have any other choice.
PIMD describes his portfolio as a hodgepodge of investments. Has he become the investment collector I've warned about? You be the judge.
Discussing my favorite spot on the real estate continuum--individual real estate funds--and how they can be accessed with out the typical $100K+ investment.
Is real estate investing inflation proof? PIMD takes a look at multiple ways real estate can be used as a hedge against inflation.
It doesn't matter if you're investing in stocks or real estate, it's important to diversify your portfolio to reduce exposure to market risk.