So, why have the corporates gone to buy houses?
What’s the point of QE? To lower the long term risk free interest rate. Therefore people must, in pursuit of income and yield, move out along the risk curve.
So, why do corporate buyers invest in housing? They’ve moved out along the risk curve in search of yield.
QE works that is….and if you want to stop it then stop QE and allow the risk free interest rate to rise.