|From Seekingalpha.com: The great thing about investing is that if you do your homework, you can always find a way to profit in any market. Even when the stock market as a whole is doing poorly, there are always sectors and individual stocks that are doing well, if you are looking for a profitable trade.
Sometimes you have to buy gold or oil stocks, sometimes you have to buy an ETF that is short the DOW, S&P, Nasdaq, or some other index. But the point is there is always something going up. In real estate, the same thing is true. It's a cyclical industry and there are times when certain types of properties do better than others. I can remember times when condos were scorching, other times when it was commercial properties, or even land in certain locations that was hot..... Full Article: Source