Anything that includes land or anything put together enduringly with the land like building is known as real estate. Many people believe that value of anything can depreciate but there will be no depreciation in the value of land and buildings.
In today's time when the share market has gone down and the value of gold has become very high the investors are not feeling safe to invest either in share or in gold. Banks are always there to provide simulation pret at lower rates. Thus people are feeling it's safe to invest in real estate and hence to keep the money growing. For this reason people is applying pret immobilier loans. So that he can repay the loan back to banks from his regular income and on other side the money keeps growing. Thus might be investment here is more than the share market but the return is very high after some years. It's seen that the value of the property gets doubled or tripled in duration of ten to fifteen years. Thus increasing the savings of the people in long term real estate has proved itself to be the safe and sound investment.