5 Funds to Play the Real Estate Rebound

These funds all stand to keep rising along with the housing market

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TCW Total Return Bond I

TCW185 5 Funds to Play the Real Estate ReboundInvesting in mortgages is another way to play the real estate market. And one fund that has been posting top returns in the sector is TCW Total Return Bond I (MUTF:TGLMX). For the past year, the gain was 13.13%.

Yet the fund’s managers — who include Mitchell Flack, Tad Rivelle and Bryan Whalen — have been willing to ramp up their appetite for risk. That is, they’ve invested heavily in nonagency residential mortgages. Then again, if the U.S. economy does pull off a sustainable recovery, these securities are likely to continue strong.

The management team also is rigorous with its analysis. For example, it has created a custom model that looks at loan modifications, which can be a big source of risk.

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