Family Wealth  ~ Just like any of the investment buying low and selling high in real estate, investment can provide family wealth. Real estate is selling low compared to where it will be next year making it an opportune time to buy. A recent Federal Reserve study shows a homeowner's net worth is over 30 times greater than that of a renter. The average homeowner has a net worth of $174,500 while the average net worth of a renter is $5,100.