Signs of a real estate recovery abound: More For Sale placards are sitting proudly on front lawns, apartment vacancy rates are sliding and high-end remodels are taking the place of essential repairs.

Real estate is back, says Jeff Kolitch, manager of the $391 million Baron Real Estate fund (BREFX). "We believe that we're in the early stages," he says. "The backdrop for real estate, despite the headwinds in the broader economy, are quite attractive."

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access