Data center real estate investment trusts (REITs) like Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) stock are a hot ticket right now. CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) was bought out by private equity, led by KKR (NYSE:KKR), or Coresite Realty (NYSE:COR) which is being bought by American Tower (NYSE:AMT). Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com Earlier this year, QTS Realty Trust was taken out…

Online real estate platform Zillow (NASDAQ:ZM) recently shook up the industry when it announced its departure from the iBuying business. Sizeable losses had built up in its home-flipping business, so the company shut it down. However, Zillow’s other business segments, such as mortgages and media, haven’t made much money either. Nevertheless, the Zillow debacle shouldn’t deter…

The real estate sector has gained roughly 31% year-to-date (YTD), beating the 25%-plus return for the S&P 500 index by a wide margin. Investors are now debating whether real estate investment trusts (REITs) can continue outperforming other investments for the remainder of 2021. While the 10-year Treasury note hovers around 1.5 and the S&P 500…