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Real Estate Investing: How to Play the Housing Market Without Buying a House

By Motley Fool Staff, Austin Smith, Chris Hill, and Matthew Argersinger – Sep 26, 2019 at 3:15PM

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The real estate market is three times the size of the stock market, and there are dozens of ways to play it.

There is a market that is more than three times the size of the global stock market and that it's a space that investors can play dozens of different ways.

The sector? The real estate market.

Not only is this market huge, but there are so many different ways to invest in it:

  • You could buy a home in your local market, or a vacation rental property.
  • You could buy Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), or home builder stocks.
  • You could "house hack" or hop into commercial real estate thanks to equity crowdfunding.

In this video from our YouTube channel, we break down how to invest in real estate -- our way. We explain how investors at every level can get a piece of the real estate market and some of the lesser known strategies to make big money investing in the housing market.

And after we wrap up, we'll take your questions, LIVE!

 

A full transcript will be added to this page after the live broadcast finishes. 

Austin Smith owns shares of Redfin, Stag Industrial, and Zillow Group (A shares). Chris Hill has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Matthew Argersinger owns shares of Stag Industrial and Zillow Group (A shares). The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Physicians Realty Trust, Stag Industrial, and Zillow Group (A shares). The Motley Fool recommends Redfin. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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Stocks Mentioned

Physicians Realty Trust Stock Quote
Physicians Realty Trust
DOC
$14.85 (-2.56%) $0.39
Zillow Group, Inc. Stock Quote
Zillow Group, Inc.
ZG
$29.07 (-0.68%) $0.20
STAG Industrial, Inc. Stock Quote
STAG Industrial, Inc.
STAG
$28.41 (-1.93%) $0.56
Redfin Corporation Stock Quote
Redfin Corporation
RDFN
$5.97 (1.88%) $0.11

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