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Mortgage REITs have been getting plenty of attention lately. Their proponents–the sponsors and Wall Street bankers–tout them as a solution for providing the real estate debt markets with desperately needed liquidity. And yes, they may provide some funding to refinance borrowers with few other available sources in the parched mortgage markets. But given the $300 billion or so in loans that need refinancing over the next five years or so, the $3 billion in mortgage REIT IPOs won't make too much of a dent. Still, something may be better than almost nothing.

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