Real Estate ETF Overview

Real estate ETFs have broad exposure to the real estate market. These ETFs invest in REITs, real estate service firms and real estate development companies. They are classified in the following ETF.com market segments:

With 40 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Real Estate ETFs gather total assets under management of $56.31B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. Real Estate ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Real Estate ETF is the Vanguard Real Estate ETF VNQ with $27.80B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Real Estate ETF was the SRVR at 12.48%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Real Estate space was the Cambria Global Real Estate ETF BLDG in 09/24/20.

Top ETF Performers

DRV Direxion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bear 3x Shares 8.36%
SRS ProShares UltraShort Real Estate 5.64%
REK ProShares Short Real Estate 3.03%
BLDG Cambria Global Real Estate ETF --
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF -2.27%

Bottom ETF Performers

DRN Direxion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bull 3x Shares -12.97%
URE ProShares Ultra Real Estate -7.74%
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF -7.39%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF -6.74%
ROOF IQ U.S. Real Estate Small Cap ETF -6.26%

Top Creations

IYR iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF 367.00
SRVR Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF 33.41
REET iShares Global REIT ETF 28.32
INDS Pacer Benchmark Industrial Real Estate SCTR ETF 22.93
FREL Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF 16.74

Top Redemptions

VNQ Vanguard Real Estate ETF -353.62
RWX SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF -107.51
XLRE Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund -102.07
WPS iShares International Developed Property ETF -83.88
VNQI Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF -62.95

AUM Winners

REK ProShares Short Real Estate 14.83%
DRV Direxion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bear 3x Shares 7.00%
IYR iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF 1.75%
SRVR Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF 1.16%
SRS ProShares UltraShort Real Estate -0.63%

AUM Losers

DRN Direxion Daily MSCI Real Estate Bull 3x Shares -16.29%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF -14.72%
WPS iShares International Developed Property ETF -14.71%
BBRE JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF -11.63%
ROOF IQ U.S. Real Estate Small Cap ETF -10.79%

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