Time for one of my regular blogs on the importance of simply buying and keeping your principal residence or investment property. Why you never want to treat it like a short term asset that’s meant to be flipped and traded like a stock. Too many people look at real estate with the trader's (short term) mindset and let all the short term and transitory problems of the day influence their decisions. Smart investors think long term - creating a can’t loose scenario simply by buying and holding quality assets for long periods of time. It’s really that simple!