Residential Real Estate: An Asset Class with Unique Properties

For a majority of the last five decades residential real estate has accounted for a larger pool of assets than the S&P 500.  The asset class is characterized by moderate but stable returns and exhibits low correlation with other asset classes.  While direct, diversified investment in residential real estate is costly and difficult, products linked to existing broad national and regional price indices can provide exposure to the asset class without the inherent difficulties clearing and settling real estate trades and administering property holdings.  To learn more about this asset class, read the following Practice Essentials:   May 2012 Practice Essentials: Real Estate 101

Contributors:
Craig J. Lazzara, CFA
Senior Director, U.S. Equities

Fei Mei Chan
Associate Director, U.S. Equities

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  1. Bunbury Real Estate says:

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