Economic Crisis Boosts LANDFLIP.com Visitor Traffic by Nearly 500 Percent

LANDFLIP.com web traffic grows by nearly 500 percent as consumers and business owners search for hard assets to invest their money in due to recent stock market woes.

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The economic crisis has forced consumers and business owners to take inventory of their assets, reevaluate their investment strategies, and look for ways to recoup their losses and secure their futures

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2009

After a devastating year filled with stock market woes, consumers and business owners are now racing to find hard assets with low risks to begin rebuilding their portfolios. Since Wall Street's plunge, LANDFLIP.com's visitor traffic has increased by 460 percent as potential buyers actively scour the site in search of farm land, hunting land, timber land, horse farms, waterfront lots and other potentially lucrative types of land with investment potential. Historically, land has proven to be a safe investment in the United States and abroad, even during volatile markets. Consumers and business owners are now banking on the stability and income potential offered by land investments to rebound from financial straits brought on by the recent economic crisis.

"The economic crisis has forced consumers and business owners to take inventory of their assets, reevaluate their investment strategies, and look for ways to recoup their losses and secure their futures," said Ryan Folk, founder of LANDFLIP.com. "For many, that means investigating the potential benefits of real estate investing, and researching land deals that will prove to be lucrative and secure. This trend has driven thousands of potential buyers to LANDFLIP.com, resulting in huge increases in visitor traffic."

LANDFLIP.com is an industry leader in providing comprehensive land listings and informative land articles. The site currently offers over 7,000 listings for land for sale, including both residential and commercial sites. LANDFLIP.com is used by independent sellers, agents, brokerage firms, franchises and land companies to advertise land for sale, land for lease and land auctions. The site has also become overwhelmingly popular among potential buyers, many of whom plan to purchase more than 50 acres of land in the near future, according to a recent poll on the site.

The key to success in real estate investing is knowing where to invest, and making informed decisions. From mountain view ranches in Utah to hunting tracts in Georgia, LANDFLIP.com specializes in delivering complete, detailed land listings to help potential buyers make sound investments. This is just one of many reasons why LANDFLIP.com is the premier choice for potential buyers searching for the most prime real estate in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica.

"Investing in land has many of benefits, including potential for monthly cash flow, which is a major factor that is driving potential buyers to our site," said Folk. "However, while some are racing towards the potential that land offers, others are a bit more hesitant due to the mortgage meltdown. But it's important for consumers to remember that real estate is a low risk investment, not a 'no risk' investment. And of course, as with any investment, it's important that potential investors outline their goals, develop a sound strategy, do their research and consult with professionals in order to reap the most rewards."

To review current listings or to advertise land, visit LANDFLIP.com today. Sign up for the LANDFLIP newsletter to receive the latest land listings, land articles, and tips and advice from land experts.

About Landflip, Inc.
LANDFLIP, Inc. is headquartered in Madison, Georgia and specializes in developing innovative online resources for consumers and real estate professionals. Since 2004, the company has launched two websites, LANDFLIP.com and LandThink.com to help land owners, real estate brokers, agents, auctioneers, buyers and investors navigate the land buying and selling process with ease. LANDFLIP.com (http://www.landflip.com) offers buyers and sellers an easy and affordable way to list, market or search for land. LandThink.com (http://www.landthink.com) is the authoritative online resource for land investors, buyers, sellers and owners to get expert advice, knowledge, opinions, trends, and tips related to land. The site also features the Get Land Smart newsletter, a helpful guide to information on buying, selling or investing in land.

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