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…

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a popular investment for income-oriented investors. REIT stocks give investors exposure to the real estate market without having to deal with the maintenance and upkeep that is required of landlords. REIT stocks will never be listed among the high-flying growth stocks, but that’s not why investors choose them. The…