CNN BUSINESS | How to get in on the real estate boom without actually buying a house

For many people, buying a home just wasn’t in the cards this year. There were too few homes for sale that were too expensive to buy.

Indeed, home prices have been on a tear, with third quarter home prices up more than 18% from a year earlier, according to the Federal Housing Financing Agency. And some analysts expect they will continue to rise significantly through 2022.

But those who got shut out of buying a home don’t have to miss out on rapidly appreciating real estate values.  –read more