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

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 

REITs for Retirement – 3 Ways to Buy

For those investors in or near retirement, REITs can be a great place to find income and capital gains. Here are three prime ways to play. More 

The Income Investor’s Guide to REIT ETFs

Real estate investment trusts and REIT ETFs have come a long way from the drubbing they experienced this time last year. Here are some of the big names you should know. More 

3 Best Dividend Stocks for 2014 … and 2024 … and Beyond

The best dividend stocks are not just the ones that offer big payments right now. After all, big dividends are nice... but pretty meaningless if your high dividend stocks also give you very low share performance. More 

Coastal REIT Could Have You Swimming in Profits

Equity Residential's (EQR) chart is lighting up with bullish signals. More 

Should You Buy These 2 High-Yield REITs?

CCG stock and EDR stock play in a niche that offers investors high yields. Here's why these REITs are worth a buy. More