3) Real Estate
Not long ago, real estate markets were in pretty bad shape and the bears were out in full force speculating that it would be long time before Some experts went on to predict that it might never recover from this particular downfall. Well it turns out that the down market was a perfect time to invest. In fact, American’s who have invested heavily in real estate in the right place at the right time in our nation’s history have become some of its wealthiest people. In fact, CNN Money lists John Jacob Astor as the 3rd wealthiest American in American history. John Jacob Astor became one of the wealthiest men ever to live by investing in real estate on a little island known as Manhattan.