If you have a free second, check the ARTICLE out and read up on it. It makes investment sense to move only if you have leverage for such a purchase. Novice investors often make the mistake of neglecting to do their research and jumping into something with both feet when they should have tested the water first. As a result, they are often burned and stuck with an investment that sets them back financially.
The Take-Home Message: More leverage brings a larger return on investment. That makes leverage safer than the stock market.
Have you had any spectacular RE deals that were better than stocks?