REITs

REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, operate as funds of real estate. The trust is sold to investors on the open market and, using those funds, purchases real estate such as office buildings, apartments, and shopping centers. REITs are excellent additions to any portfolio as it diversifies investments and provide excellent returns. To click here.

Recent Articles

ARPI, SBY: Beware The House Flippers

SBY and ARPI are two REITs that cover the residential housing market and have taken advantage of the housing bubble. But there are better ways to play real estate than these two weak dividend stocks. More 

3 Office REITs For Big Dividends

There are plenty of bullish signs for office REITS today -- hiring is up, while rents and occupancy rates finally stabilized. Here are three office REITs that provide great dividends. More 

3 Apartment REITs to Buy for Strong Dividends

Rental occupancy rates are on still rising as it's more difficult to secure a mortgage. Directly benefiting from this has been real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own multifamily housing units. We'll look at three that offer high dividends. More 

3 REITs to Buy for Big Dividends

Real Estate Investment Trusts will be just fine as interest rates rise, especially these three top-notch REITs. More 

3 REITs Loved by a Big Hedge Fund

Aberdeen Asset Management is making a big move into U.S. real estate. You can buy the three REITs it's investing in now. More 

Senior Housing Properties: A 7% Yielder Backed by the Graying of America

This senior housing REIT is on the right side of the demographic shift, and its 7% yield makes it an attractive pick in a low-yield environment. More 

5 REITs That Continually Raise the Dividend Roof

Don't let inflation erode your retirement. Sink your money into these five REITs that have made dividend growth a habit. More 

3 Senior Housing REITs to Fund Your Retirement

Senior housing REITs are excellent dividend payers to add to your portfolio. Here's a look at three of the best. More 

5 Buy-and-Hold-Forever Dividend Stocks

The market's recent pullback has cranked up yields, and income investors may want to go shopping for dividend stocks. Here are five worth a look. More 

The Hidden Dangers of Defensive Stocks

Defensive stocks - including dividend ETFs, low volatility ETFs, and the consumer staples and utilities sectors - are highly vulnerable to rising bond yields at this stage of the cycle. More