Wall Street is running away from the housing market. But why? | Fortune

I wonder if we’ll hear as much about this as we heard about the increase in institutional home-buying a year or two ago.

Just like we hear as much about gas price decreases as we do increases.


«The reason: The financial return on each additional home added just isn’t that great right now after factoring in interest rates, house prices, and rents. Plus, some big investors think that national house prices, despite jumping a bit this spring, are poised for another step down.»

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