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REITs riding high

But for how long?
HousingWire Staff
Feared rate increases are likely to come slowly given the general slowdown in global economic growth, which means even the less diversified REITs could still have a good run for the immediate future.
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SEC filings reveal ZAIS Financial's big mortgage plans

REIT to purchase $100 million in loans; originate new loans
Ben Lane
The real estate investment trust appears to be looking to fill the gap of falling originations and a weak secondary market by ramping up its efforts in both areas.
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HW 30, REITs go through the wringer

REITs feel added pressure from negative investor sentiment
Brena Swanson
Real estate investment trust stocks stayed level after recording a steady decline Monday morning due to reports of negative investor sentiment. The rest of the HW 30 did not fare much better, with a majority of the stocks landing in the red.
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FBR: 2014 good for housing, not so much for economic growth

CFPB, QE3 will drive markets
Trey Garrison
The coming year will see the continued slow-but-steady recovery in housing and housing-related industries, minimal interest rate movements, less than stellar economic growth, and an improving purchase market, analysts claim in a new report.
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HousingWire’s most viewed stories of 2013

Forget compliance: Readers followed REITs, tax breaks on loan mods more closely
Kerri Ann Panchuk
What news stories did HousingWire readers view the most in 2013? A look at page view data suggests REITs and tax breaks for borrowers in certain situations captured a majority of the attention.
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Jobs data positive for all housing stocks, except REITs

Earlier tapering prospects push REITs down
Kerri Ann Panchuk
A falling unemployment rate is good news for U.S. stocks, but real estate investment trusts took the news a bit harder.
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REITs caught between a rock and a hard place

Hedging for interest rate volatility can make or break them
Kerri Ann Panchuk
To taper or not to taper? The latest jobs data suggests a tapering of Fed asset purchases is right around the corner. But, unfortunately, this spells uncertainty for mortgage real estate investment trusts that are heavily influenced by interest-rate fluctuations.
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IMF says mREITS need more regulatory oversight

HousingWire Staff
The International Monetary Fund says regulators should heighten oversight of the large mortgage real-estate investment trusts to ensure rising rates do not cause the firms to disrupt markets again.
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Tapering spurs REIT payouts

HousingWire Staff
Real estate investment trusts have fallen 18% on the stock market since May 14, with investors unsure about the future of the Fed's mortgage-bond purchase program.
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Government hinders Mexican REITs

HousingWire Staff
Mexico followed America's lead and adopted a real estate investment trust structure that gives developers access to the public-equity market. While the country has grown its REITs industry with this structure, there's still room for improvement.
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