REITs

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What Types of REITs Can You Invest In?

Almost 1,100 REITs are available in the U.S. alone. While we think residential real estate is the best real estate investment, the world of real estate investing offers numerous options that fit investors with different risk tolerances and financial goals. The most popular categories of REITs include residential, retail, office, and mortgage.
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5 Unique REITs that You Should Know About

The world of real estate is much wider than housing and retail space. Virtually any enterprise that requires the use of land and/or buildings is a potential opportunity for real estate investors.
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Real Estate Investing Trusts 101: An Introduction to REITs

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a great way to diversify your portfolio in an accessible way. A REIT is a corporation that invests in real estate on behalf of its shareholders and passes the proceeds on to them. REITs can be private, public, traded on a stock exchange, or non-traded. 
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Why your portfolio should include private real estate

Diversification is key to mitigating downside risks and improving long-term returns. Real estate is one of the best ways to diversify your portfolio.
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Investing in Real Estate as a Non-Accredited Investor: REITs, Direct Investing, and Crowdfunding

Young professionals in their 20s or those just beginning to create an investment portfolio are likely unaccredited investors. REITs, direct investing, and crowdfunding are all ways that unaccredited investors can add real estate to their investment portfolio.
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An Intro to REITs: 12 Terms Every Investor Should Know

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are companies that own or finance real estate assets, and make ownership shares available to investors. In order to hold the classification as such, REITs are are required by US law to distribute at least 90% of their taxable income as shareholder dividends.