Investment management firm BlackRock now owns a 16% stake in the real estate holding company
Economists say the sell-off was a bit of an overcorrection, but it could have long-term implications on the market
Four metro areas showed a higher rate of return in homes than stocks
Real estate is more tangible than many other investments
Bankrate survey respondents say it offers more security than stockpiling cash or venturing into stocks
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