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I think your house can be thought of an investment if you plan to move to a smaller or less expensive house in the future and invest your equity. I think of it as a form of inflation hedge. For those of us who have lived along the CA coast, our houses have tended to be the biggest source of net asset growth, and we realize, much as we might hate to do it, we could, if needed, sell and move to a less expensive area. Maybe buy an acre of Texas sagebrush, or maybe even a mountain top in beautiful eastern Tennessee.

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