Both are perfectly fine investments if you buy them after very very serious crashes to 10-year low prices.
Both are AWFUL investments when they are bubbling.
Silver will easily drop to $14 and then lower in the coming recession... You'll almost certainly get a chance to buy silver at well under $10 at some point.
Real Estate prices could easily plummet again.
Real estate is rental from the town anyway. Get away from sleazy politicians
and actually celebrate their ridiculous spending and buy PM's.
Well if its a Mountain of Gold... I'd say Real Estate.