That lifetime deal, or deals may come. The objective is to survive, prosper and be ready when it gets here.
With that, there’re probably much better opportunities for a directional move to the downside.
Real estate, Oil & Gas Exploration sectors come to mind.
On the real estate side, it’s unfortunate, sad, but entirely possible a significant number of those to lose their homes through foreclosure, are somehow going to be housed in now-empty, or near empty commercial (mall) areas or office buildings.
If so, that relocation process will take a significant amount of time. The value of IYR’s components (SPG, EQR, etc.) may reach some type of bottom before it’s all straightened out.