ETFs to Play China’s Real Estate Boom

By (Tom Lydon),

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China's real estate market has been flying like a rocket ship. Though there are concerns that it may be moving too fast, there's an easy way to ride the uptrend with a China real estate exchange traded fund (ETF).

You can be a part of the property boom in China without actually buying any property. That's the beauty of ETFs.

Guggenheim China Real Estate (NYSEArca: China ETFs: Plays For The World's Number 2 Economy.]

Jeb Handwerger for Daily Markets reports that the influx of capital has led to what some say may be a real estate bubble in China. The government recognizes this risk and it appears as though they're taking steps to cool things off before they get out of control. [ How to Choose Among the Many China ETFs. ]

There's no denying it: China's real estate market is  hot. The most direct way to play it is, of course, Guggenheim China Real Estate (NYSEArca: having an exit strategy.

If you want exposure to the Chinese property market, but don't want too much of it in your portfolio, consider iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Asia (NYSEArca: IFAS) . China is 8% of the ETF; Hong Kong, Japan and Australia make up the majority of the ETF.

Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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