The US housing market continued its wild streak despite the COVID-19 pandemic and associated shutdowns, with CoreLogic’s National Home Price Index rising an impressive 9.2% year-over-year.  And according to new research from Pretium, the SFR market will continue thriving for the foreseeable future, with mortgage credit becoming an attractive, and viable,  fixed income strategy for investors.

SFR and mortgage credit have always been attractive yield alternatives, the Pretium report notes, especially since they’ve had less crowding than competitors. But analysts say 2021 will be a banner year for the asset classes–particularly “in a fixed income environment where low policy rates, quantitative easing, and now ‘Corporate QE’ have extracted much of the yields available from liquid securities.”

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