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How and Why to Invest in a REIT

Written by Best Financial Magzine. Posted in Real estate, Why invest in reits

Commercial real estate

Investing in real estate is a great choice when looking to build equity or a fixed-income portfolio. One key way to diversify and possibly make higher returns on your investment is by investing in real estate investment trusts, otherwise known as REITs.

How to Invest in REITs

A REIT is a company that owns and likely operates income-producing real estate. The real estate properties that they own and operate come in all forms, but they all have a business model. Whether it’s investing in the commercial real estate property itself or the mortgage of the property, you can still generate income.

  1. Retail REITs

    About a quarter of all REITs are in malls or free-stand retail, making it the largest type o