It's true that major stock exchanges are down in today's trading.

But can you really blamed this on three key players in real estate?

Apparently, you can if you write for The Street.

This is just published there, as of 1:05pm:

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 1.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include NorthStar Asset Management Group, down 7.2%, Santander Consumer USA Holdings, down 5.7%, New Residential Investment, down 5.2%, Ally Financial, down 5.0% and Howard Hughes, down 4.2%.

But these aren't the 3 stocks highlighted in the article.

To read about those 3, click here.