“I don’t want to make more money”—said no one, ever. With the cost of just about everything shooting up, up, up, most folks these days are looking for near-surefire ways to bring in more cash and build a nest egg. Conventional wisdom has long held that home ownership is one of the best ways to build wealth. But is it really? And how does it compare with other types of investment opportunities, new and old? The realtor.com® data team decided to find out.