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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

How to Invest in Industrial Real Estate | Real Estate Investments | US News

How to Invest in Industrial Real Estate | Real Estate Investments | US News: Though industrial real estate was hit hard during the recession and lagged in its recovery, it is now improving steadily and is perhaps the most desirable commercial real estate class, says Nick Vertucci, a real estate investor and CEO of The Nick Vertucci Cos. in Irvine, California.

In the first quarter of this year, industrial real estate sales hit $16 billion, the second-highest number in the sector's history, and that's up 20 percent over last year, according to JLL, a professional services firm that researches real estate and investment management. Vacancy rates for industrial real estate are also down to a historically low 5.1 percent nationwide, according to CoStar, a commercial real estate database.

Do Real Estate Agents Need To Pay Attention To Cryptocurrency?

Do Real Estate Agents Need To Pay Attention To Cryptocurrency?: It's no longer a niche topic for a relatively small group of individuals — it’s a reoccurring factor in housing transactions around the world

Monday, May 21, 2018

More foreigners are buying real estate in Mexico – The Yucatan Times

More foreigners are buying real estate in Mexico – The Yucatan Times: The strength of the dollar against the peso is the main reason for foreigners buying real estate in Mexico right now. In 2016 and 2017 the number of closed sales to foreigners rose to 1,105 on an annual average. From 2008 to 2015 it was 663 on average, according to information obtained through a Transparency request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE); so far in 2018 there are 290 properties sold to foreigners.

This investment occurs mainly in the historic centers of colonial cities such as San Miguel de Allende, as well as in the border strip and beach destinations, such as Los Cabos and Cancun.

Financially Sound Real Estate Stocks Selling At A Discount – Simply Wall St News

Financially Sound Real Estate Stocks Selling At A Discount – Simply Wall St News: Performance in the real estate sector generally tracks the economic cycle. During periods of high growth and inflation, real estate investments usually post strong returns. However, during an economic bust, these investments tend to underperform. Currently, HMG/Courtland Properties and Piedmont Office Realty Trust are real estate companies I’ve identified as potentially undervalued, meaning their share price is below what these companies are actually worth. There’s a few ways you can measure the value of a cyclical company – you can forecast how much money it will make in the future and base your valuation off of this, or you can look around at its peers of similar size and industry to roughly estimate what it should be worth. Below, I’ve created a list of companies that compare favourably in all criteria based on their most recent financial data, making them potentially good investments.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

London Home Prices | Real Estate Investors

London Home Prices | Real Estate Investors: If you’d like to call the same city as Meghan Markle home, there’s no better time to buy a luxury property on the other side of the pond, according to analysts.

Increase in housing sales gives hope to real estate sector - The Sunday Guardian Live

Increase in housing sales gives hope to real estate sector - The Sunday Guardian Live: Housing sales increased by about 25% in seven major cities in the country in April, giving some hope that real estate sector may be on the revival path in the current financial year 2018-19.

As many as 1,726 units were sold in seven cities — Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune — in April, as against 1,382 units in March.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

This week in celeb real estate: A mansion Danny DeVito owned lists at $85M, former model buys for $34M… and more

This week in celeb real estate: A mansion Danny DeVito owned lists at $85M, former model buys for $34M… and more: In Beverly Hills, a sprawling estate formerly owned by actors Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman hit the market for $85 million this week. The now-split celebrity couple sold the pad to lawyer Stuart Liner and his wife, Stephanie, three years ago for $28 million. They’ve since doubled the size of the home, bringing it up to 29,000 square feet spread across four structures. The property now includes a hair salon, seven-bedroom main house, eight-car garage, wine cellar, screening room and lounge. Despite its heavy price tag, the Beverly Hills manse is just the latest deal for the Liners, who have bought and sold 21 homes.

VR, Drones changing the face of real estate in WNY - WKBW.com Buffalo, NY

VR, Drones changing the face of real estate in WNY - WKBW.com Buffalo, NY: Using videos to sell homes has a large advantage.

"Realtors who use videos actually have 403% more inquiries than those who do not" Jordan Scinta, co-founder of Three Sixty Views said.�

Three Sixty Views is one of the only companies in Western New York that is feeding the need for more creative videos in real estate.�

Friday, May 18, 2018

Chinese and South Korean investors are buying real estate on North Korea’s borders — Quartz

Chinese and South Korean investors are buying real estate on North Korea’s borders — Quartz: When it comes to making money out of North Korea, Chinese real-estate investors could be the proverbial early birds that get the worm.

As the diplomatic efforts to bring North Korea out of the cold intensify, home prices in Dandong, a Chinese town bordering the reclusive state, are rising. Prices jumped 2% in April from a month earlier, the biggest gain among 70 major Chinese cities, according to data from China’s national statistics bureau published Wednesday (May 16).

Memphis real estate investor glad he wasn't arrested after racial profiling 911 call

Memphis real estate investor glad he wasn't arrested after racial profiling 911 call: Michael Hayes, a Memphis real estate investor, recently talked about how happy he was.

He was happy to go�home alive, to see his wife and son. Said he headed�home to�hug her. Said he was happy he didn’t get arrested.

I’m happy for him too – but sad for the reality that he and other African-Americans are increasingly confronted with these days.

That reality is one in which racists use�911 to bar black people from�spaces they believe only they are entitled to exist.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Supervisor questions real estate firm’s credibility as tenants call for investigation into 'corporate landlords' - by l_waxmann - May 16, 2018 - The San Francisco Examiner

Supervisor questions real estate firm’s credibility as tenants call for investigation into 'corporate landlords' - by l_waxmann - May 16, 2018 - The San Francisco Examiner: A San Francisco supervisor questioned the credibility of one of The city’s largest commercial real estate firms at a hearing Wednesday sparked by allegations of health and safety violations and targeted displacement of rent-controlled tenants at properties owned by the firm.

Justin Sato, chief operating officer of Veritas Investments, a private firm with a portfolio of over 250 rent-controlled buildings throughout the City, told the Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee that any displacement of tenants was due to “natural attrition.”

Monday, May 14, 2018

Real Estate Dividend Stocks Of The Month: Property For Industry And More – Simply Wall St News

Real Estate Dividend Stocks Of The Month: Property For Industry And More – Simply Wall St News: The real estate sector performs relatively in-line with the wider economy. Prosperous periods bring about high growth and inflation, leading to strong returns in real estate investments. These factors drive the profitability and cash flows of real estate companies, which in turn steer the dividend payout and yield for investors. During economic growth, these companies provide an opportune time to increase your portfolio income through dividends. I’ve made a list of other value-adding dividend-paying stocks in the real estate industry for you to consider for your investment portfolio.

Adding child to house title has risks

Real-estate Matters: Adding child to house title has risks - Entertainment & Life - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH

Sunday, May 13, 2018

5 tips for making an offer in a hot real estate market - My Edmonds News

5 tips for making an offer in a hot real estate market - My Edmonds News: Steady demand. Limited supply. That’s what we are seeing in real estate markets across the country right now. Inventory is particularly tight within the lower price ranges. “The starter house is nearly missing in some markets,” according to Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communication for the National Association of Realtors.

John Campbell of Stephens Inc. Invests in the High Growth Real Estate Technology Stocks - The Wall Street Transcript

John Campbell of Stephens Inc. Invests in the High Growth Real Estate Technology Stocks - The Wall Street Transcript: John Campbell�is a Managing Director and Research Analyst covering real estate-related stocks across a handful of industries for Stephens Inc. He joined Stephens Inc. in 2011 as a Research Associate in the business services and insurance brokerage space. Mr. Campbell was promoted into a lead analyst role in 2014, and has since built and currently leads the firm’s Real Estate Services practice. Prior to joining Stephens Inc., Mr. Campbell spent time as a corporate strategy planning analyst at FedEx. He holds a B.A. in banking and finance and an MBA from Ole Miss.� In this exclusive interview in the Wall Street Transcript, John Campbell finds the high growth names in the real estate sector.

Can Hong Kong’s Central harbourfront be more than prime real estate? | South China Morning Post

Can Hong Kong’s Central harbourfront be more than prime real estate? | South China Morning Post: “It’s a real sculpture park – large objects on grass with blue skies,” he said. “That’s rare in Hong Kong.”�

The Harbour Arts Sculpture Park lasted for seven weeks this year (February 22 to April 11) as an Arts Centre initiative to bring top-notch public art to the shores of Victoria Harbour – an unprecedented exhibition in a city where quality public art is still rare. The space itself is rare, too. Less than 40 per cent of the harbourfront is even accessible to the public, and this particular spot – reclaimed from the sea just over a decade ago – retains the feeling of an interstice: a leftover patch of earth caught between the towers of Central and the busy waters of the harbour.�

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Celebrity Real Estate | Luxury Listings

Celebrity Real Estate | Luxury Listings: This week, the former home of hotshot Hollywood producer and executive Brian Grazer traded for $25.4 million in an off-market deal. The Imagine Entertainment co-founder lived in the beachfront residence up until 2014, when he sold the mansion for $17.4 million. It’s been used as a pricey rental ever since, raking in up to $275,000 per month. With 6,000 square feet of living space, the Mediterranean-style home includes five bedrooms and eight bathrooms spread across three stories, the Los Angeles Times reported. It also features an art studio and media room, in addition to an indoor swimming pool. Markus Canter and his wife Cristie St. James Canter had the listing.

NYC Real Estate | TerraCRG

NYC Real Estate | TerraCRG: Tune in next week for a few events!

On May 14, join us as we host our 11th Annual New York Showcase Form from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. Attend and mingle with investors, brokers, developers, financiers and more. Jay Badame of AECOM Tishman, Marty Burger of Silverstein Properties, Bess Freedman of Brown Harris Stevens, Raphael De Niro of Douglas Elliman, among others, will provide speeches at the event.

Real Estate Column: Decoding Agent Speak

Real Estate Column: Decoding Agent Speak: Every profession has its own terminology. Some of this terminology is to describe situation that most lay people never think about. One of my favorites along this line is “winter water views”. This is an actual option when an agent lists a property. What it means is that when the leaves are off the trees you can see the water. Now in most cases the water that you can see is Long Island Sound, though I did once see a listing where you had water views of a small pond in mid-country, when the trees lost their leaves.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Universities like Harvard and Yale are real estate titans, too.

Universities like Harvard and Yale are real estate titans, too.: You don’t need to drop out of Harvard and move to the West Coast to start a company anymore. You can cross the Charles River to the i-Lab, a 30,000-square-foot incubator for undergraduates that the university founded in 2011. Tech office style prevails in this building behind the vaunted Harvard Business School: open floor, whiteboards, a ping-pong table. In the da Vinci room, students can use machine tools. The mission: “unlocking unrealized value that can have a deep impact on markets, on the world, and on the individuals who walk through these doors.” Or, in plain English, helping undergrads start companies. Across the street is another innovation lab, with a focus on life sciences, open to graduate students and alumni.

North Korea border town becomes China's new hot property market, Real Estate - THE BUSINESS TIMES

North Korea border town becomes China's new hot property market, Real Estate - THE BUSINESS TIMES: A NORTH Korea border town has suddenly become China's new hot property market, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's embrace of peace sparks a buying frenzy.

New home sales in Dandong, which sits across the Yalu River from North Korea and is the center of trade between the two countries, surged to an eight-year high of 320,000 square metres in March, when US President Donald Trump announced he would have an unprecedented summit with Mr Kim, who then made a surprise visit to Beijing.

As seen on TV: Home makeover shows have totally upended homeowners’ expectations - The Washington Post

As seen on TV: Home makeover shows have totally upended homeowners’ expectations - The Washington Post: When Kuangchi Chang and her husband, Robert Peterson, were planning a kitchen renovation in 2015, they drew on a lot of professional help. And we’re not talking only about the contractors who transformed the den and sun porch of their 1970s Colonial into a sleek white-and-gray cucina. Chang, a confessed HGTV fanatic, watched countless episodes of rehab shows such as “Property Brothers,” “Love it Or List It” and “Flip or Flop” to get ideas.

Warren Buffett says real estate agents are 'honourable' and still make money | afr.com

Warren Buffett says real estate agents are 'honourable' and still make money | afr.com: Warren Buffett has a message for people who think real estate agents are spivs who earn too much commission: you're wrong.

Speaking at the annual Berkshire Hathaway�shareholders meeting in�Omaha, Nebraska, Mr Buffett, whose company has invested in a real estate agency business, was asked whether there should be�pressure on agency commissions.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Ottawa’s red-hot housing market is country’s most active - The Globe and Mail

Ottawa’s red-hot housing market is country’s most active - The Globe and Mail: Casey Van Camp and her partner are moving into their first home together this month, but the process wasn’t without its challenges.

Ms. Van Camp is just one of many Ottawa-area buyers who have had to adjust to the unfamiliar in the local real estate market so far in 2018 – with bidding wars, homes being sold well over their asking prices and unconditional offers becoming the norm. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, Ottawa is one of the strongest real estate markets in the country, with home sales up more than 10 per cent so far this year, even as sales have dived by more than 23 per cent nationally.

Turkey to ease financing to real estate, real sectors: presidency | Reuters

Turkey to ease financing to real estate, real sectors: presidency | Reuters: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his economy team on Wednesday advised banks to ease borrowing to the real estate and will take steps to ease financing to the real sector, the presidency said.

Following the unscheduled meeting between Erdogan and members of his economic team, the presidency also said Turkey would continue its growth-focused policies in the coming period.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Metro Vancouver is North America’s ‘worst performer’ in luxury real estate

Metro Vancouver is North America’s ‘worst performer’ in luxury real estate: Metro Vancouver’s once-mighty luxury home market certainly seems to have fallen, according to new global prime real estate rankings, published May 8.

North Korea Experiments in Real Estate Speculation

North Korea Experiments in Real Estate Speculation: In a new venture in capitalist economics, North Korean authorities have begun offering high-rise apartments for sale to Chinese and North Korean investors with the option for new owners to sell them again at a higher price, North Korean sources say.

The apartments, built by the Dongyang Trading Company in North Korea’s Sinuiju city just across the border from China, are part of a scheme to raise badly needed foreign cash for Pyongyang, a source in China told RFA’s Korean Service.

“This is a North Korean project to launch speculative real estate investment in Sinuiju,” RFA’s source, a resident of the Chinese border city of Dandong, said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Streamlining Real Estate: Integration Meets Functionality |

Streamlining Real Estate: Integration Meets Functionality |: The mass amounts of available technology can become overwhelming. This is just as true within real estate, an industry in which brokerages and agents rely on technology for virtually every task. From lead generation to acquisition and client management to retention, every step of the process is nearly always intertwined with a service that attempts to streamline and increase efficiency.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Making cities more dense always sparks resistance. Here’s how to overcome it. - Vox

Making cities more dense always sparks resistance. Here’s how to overcome it. - Vox: Urban density, done well, has all kinds of benefits. On average, people who live in dense, walkable areas tend to be physically healthier, happier, and more productive. Local governments pay less in infrastructure costs to support urbanites than they to support suburbanites. Per-capita energy consumption is lower in dense areas, which is good for air pollution and climate change.

Plus, dense, walkable areas tend to be buzzy and culturally vibrant. There’s a reason they are often so expensive to live in — lots of people want to live there. Demand exceeds supply.

But creating a dense, walkable area almost always means increasing the density of a built environment that already exists. Especially in developed countries, they’re not building a lot of new cities. They’re working with existing ones. And cities built after the advent of the automobile were generally built around cars, which generally means low density.

Monday, May 07, 2018

Real Estate Startups Streamline Sales, Cut Closing Costs � CBS San Francisco

Real Estate Startups Streamline Sales, Cut Closing Costs � CBS San Francisco: Most homes in the Bay Area sell pretty quickly, often for more than the asking price.

That realty reality has some sellers wondering if paying a standard five to six percent commission is worth it. Now, a crop of companies are offering new and — they claim — less expensive ways to sell a home.

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Brooklyn Homes for Sale: A Park Slope Manse | Brownstoner

Brooklyn Homes for Sale: A Park Slope Manse | Brownstoner: The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a lush limestone in Park Slope, a wood frame in Red Hook and a Second Empire in Mount Kisco.

Listings in Bed Stuy and Park Slope were popular this week, with the rest scattered across the borough. The least expensive is a brick row house in East New York for $695,000 and the priciest is a Park Slope limestone at $14.5 million.

Which would you choose?

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Vancouver residents embrace ‘collective housing’ in face of real-estate woes | The Star

Vancouver residents embrace ‘collective housing’ in face of real-estate woes | The Star: In a city known for soaring real estate prices and low vacancies, some people in Vancouver are finding innovative ways of blending their housing and social needs.

One option is called collective housing, where several people live together not only to share a space, but to create a community where resources and work are shared as well.

St. Paul real estate veteran plays key role in development of Homesnap - StarTribune.com

St. Paul real estate veteran plays key role in development of Homesnap - StarTribune.com: Homesnap.com went live last year with real-time property listings, a direct link to a listing agent and not a stitch of advertising.

The site is the real estate industry’s answer to the countless third-party property listing sites that have become influential in the sale of homes. Years in the making, a key player in its inception and launch is St. Paul-based John Mosey, longtime president of Twin Cities-based Northstar MLS.

“There was this grand notion that the industry could tap its resources to go head to head with the Zillows, Trulias and Realtor.coms of our world,” Mosey said.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

Real estate agents using drones to help lift sales | Crain's Cleveland Business

Real estate agents using drones to help lift sales | Crain's Cleveland Business: A sleek, spidery drone lifts off from Robert Nicholson's driveway, strafing the front of his colonial-style home while he tracks the vehicle's flight via a handheld view screen. The high-definition footage recorded by the drone's swiveling camera gives the landscape a cinematic quality, potentially catching the eager eye of a prospective buyer should the owner put his house up for sale.

Nicholson, founder of Aerial Visual Technologies and a recently minted real estate agent with Keller Williams, has no plans to sell anytime soon. But according to Nicholson and other area agents, drone photography and videos are becoming a potent industry tool — perhaps the most important innovation to enter real estate marketing since the internet — providing a visually compelling advantage in a marketplace congested with static two-dimensional photographs.

What Will Happen To All That Failed Retail Real Estate? Here Are a Few Creative Ways People Are Repurposing Empty Stores

What Will Happen To All That Failed Retail Real Estate? Here Are a Few Creative Ways People Are Repurposing Empty Stores: Stores
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May 04, 2018
Have you heard? Shopping malls are on the way out. Reports calculate that more than 90 million square feet of retail space is set to close in 2018, and closures may eventually surpass the 105 million square feet that shuttered in 2017. The slow death of America’s retail space is nothing new, unless you’ve been living under a rock. Shoppers just don’t shop like they used to. Empty retail malls liter the streets leaving many of us to ponder what can be done with all that prime — at one time — real estate up for grabs.

Developers are getting creative, retrofitting these empty stores in brilliant ways. Some have been successfully repurposed as new schools or additional campus space for local community colleges. Others are going for a much more productive approach. What can you expect in your community moving forward? Ahead are 10 ways failed retail spaces across the U.S. are being transformed for the future.

1. Self-storage facilities

Friday, May 04, 2018

Condo prices soar as local real estate market dips | CTV Kitchener News

Condo prices soar as local real estate market dips | CTV Kitchener News: If you’re looking to make money on real estate in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, then an apartment-style condo might be your best bet.

New data from the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors shows that condo sales volume and sale prices both rose year-over-year in April. Every other form of housing reported declines in both volume and price.

There were 185 condos sold last month in Kitchener, Waterloo, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich, representing an increase of 13 per cent over April 2017. The average sale price for an apartment-style condo was $296,958, 10 per cent more than it was one year earlier.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

NYC Tech Startup Saves Homebuyers Money with Commission Rebate Platform | 2018-05-01 | HousingWire

NYC Tech Startup Saves Homebuyers Money with Commission Rebate Platform | 2018-05-01 | HousingWire: The affordability of buying an apartment in New York City may seem challenging due to high prices relative to the rest of the country. Luckily, that’s changing thanks to a real estate technology startup that offers cash back with a commission rebate in NYC.

Prevu, a NYC-based real estate technology platform on a mission to save homebuyers money, has created an online buying experience that guides you through your home buying journey, plus offers up to 2% of your purchase price cash back with its Smart Buyer�commission rebate. That’s up to $30,000 cash back if you buy a $1.5 million�apartment.

Appraisal-free home loans save millions for buyers - Chicago Tribune

Appraisal-free home loans save millions for buyers - Chicago Tribune: Sounds great. But to some key players in the home financing arena, the savings look ominous — potentially risky for taxpayers and financially nightmarish for the professionals who provide the service being eliminated.

Last year, the two largest sources of American mortgage financing — federally backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — began accepting home-purchase loans that carried no formal property appraisal. Instead, the valuations supporting the mortgages were performed by Fannie and Freddie in-house, using proprietary analytics and deep stores of property data. Only highly select loans were eligible for appraisal waivers, primarily those with sizable down payments (20 percent and up) plus previous appraisals on file. Buyers, refinancers and lenders were not permitted to request waivers; Fannie and Freddie were the ones that identified eligible properties and offered waivers at the application stage.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Kids Raised on Farms Are Healthier in Two Important Ways

Kids Raised on Farms Are Healthier in Two Important Ways: Scientists have long speculated that the “dirtier” the environment we grow up in—with lots of germs from different people and even animals—the better off our immune system and physical health ultimately will be. A new study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science provides early evidence that a dirty world might even be better for our mental health, too.

Strong Income and Appreciation Boost Farmland Returns | Pork Business

Strong Income and Appreciation Boost Farmland Returns | Pork Business: The total return from farmland owned by pension funds rose during the first quarter of 2018, according to the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). The NCREIF index shows the total return for the first quarter was 1.32%, down from 2.93% last quarter, but up from 0.49% in the first quarter of 2017. The quarterly total return was composed of a 0.51% income return and appreciation of 0.81%.

No surprises: Seattle one of best cities to be a real estate agent - seattlepi.com

No surprises: Seattle one of best cities to be a real estate agent - seattlepi.com: Photo: Noel Hendrickson, Getty/Blend Images
IMAGE 2 OF 2015. Boston, Massachusetts'Job opportunity and competition' rank: 7
Market health rank: 91IMAGE 1 OF 20 WalletHub found that Seattle ranked among the top cities for real estate agents. Click through to see the top 15 cities.
If the unending boom of Seattle's real estate market has made you think more than once about becoming an agent yourself, you're probably wise.

A new ranking from financial data site WalletHub put Seattle near the top of the heap among the best places to be a real estate agent.

For anyone who's bought or sold a house in the area recently, that should be a surprise. Seattle's median sale price rose to more than $736,000 in March, according to data from Zillow. And demand for housing remained stunningly high.

Indeed.com put the average annual salary for agents in Seattle at more than $92,000, about 22 percent higher than the national average.

Commercial real estate evolving on a daily basis | Real Estate | clevelandjewishnews.com

Commercial real estate evolving on a daily basis | Real Estate | clevelandjewishnews.com: The commercial real estate market changes almost on a daily basis and many reasons exist to why.

According to David Leb, sales associate at Cushman & Wakefield | CRESCO Real Estate in Independence, and Scott Simon, president of North Pointe Realty in Mayfield Heights, the market can change for a number of reasons.

Going Global With Real Estate ETFs | Benzinga

Going Global With Real Estate ETFs | Benzinga: Domestic real estate stocks and related exchange traded funds are struggling this year. For example, the Vanguard Real Estate ETF
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, the largest fund in this category and the largest sector ETF of any stripe, is lower by more than 6 percent year-to-date.

Global real estate funds have been significantly better. Just look at the FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund
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, which sports only a modest year-to-date loss.