Interval funds. Non-traded real estate investment trusts. Private placements. In the hunt for higher yields, superior total returns and diversification, the author of today’s article notes that retirees “are venturing into some murky waters” – and cautions that “Investors considering a foray into less-liquid, more-complex holdings need to scrutinize these investments’ fees, withdrawal restrictions, valuations, volatility and other risks.” For her “field guide to this “wilder side of retirement investing”, CLICK HERE.
With REITs being hammered by rising interest rates, the author of today’s article sought out REIT ETFs that attempt to mitigate the effect of rising rates – and found that no such funds currently exist. So, he went about building his own REIT ETF “that in theory responds better to interest rates, lowers volatility and eliminates ultra high yield companies to avoid chasing yield.” For the multi-step screen used – and the final 20 REITs that passed all the filters – CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article calls it “the biggest demographic tidal wave ever to sweep the U.S.”: the retirement of the baby boomers. And within that massive trend is another significant trend that investors can cash in on: the boomer rental wave, as boomers drive demand for rental units. The author proceeds to highlight three real-estate investment trusts “with buildings right where these downsizing boomers want to be” – and which offer the prospect of attractive payout growth going forward. For more, CLICK HERE.
A real estate investment trust that is required to pay out the bulk of its profits as dividends (and whose management anticipates 4% annual dividend growth over the next 3 years), a well-run Canadian pipeline giant that is likely to increase its payout significantly in the coming quarters, and a renewable energy focused yieldco whose management expects 12% to 15% dividend growth through 2022 are the three stocks highlighted in today’s article that could be prime picks for a retirement portfolio. CLICK HERE for more.
“REITs are your ally in retirement,” advises the author of today’s article – and, in fact, a report from last year noted that real estate investment trusts have a “dramatic” effect on retirement portfolios. As such, the author proceeds to highlight five REITs that may be particularly attractive picks, as each offers the prospect of both income and growth for years to come. To find out what these REITs are – including a self-storage REIT and an upscale hotel REIT – CLICK HERE.
If your goal is to become a millionaire retiree, the author of today’s article recommends seeking out “stocks that consistently generate strong returns, and allow your gains to compound for decades” – and points to real estate investment trusts as being particularly good picks in this regard, noting that, due to their tax benefits, “REITs work twice as well in retirement accounts.” He proceeds to highlight two REITs to consider as they are plays on two trends that are only going to accelerate from here: the growth of cloud storage and the aging of the population. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The author of today’s article believes that, with the outsized dividend yields and predictable sources of income the asset class offers, income from real estate investment trusts “should be part of the retirement process.” However, noting that a dividend cut could be devastating to retirees, he cautions that it is important to properly evaluate REIT assets. He proceeds to highlight four REITs rated “SWAN” (sleep well at night) due to their high degree of dividend predictability. To find out what these four REITs are – including a “pure play” on Skilled Nursing buildings and the largest healthcare REIT – CLICK HERE.
“Perhaps the best stocks you can buy for your retirement portfolio are dividend stocks with strong long-term growth potential,” acknowledges the author of today’s article, who sees real estate investment trusts as offering some of the best opportunities in this regard despite their poor performance of late due to rising interest rates. Three REITs that the author sees as top picks are highlighted. To find out what these REITs are – including a healthcare REIT that has spun off its riskier assets and a retail REIT that leases to recession- and competition-resistant tenants – CLICK HERE.
Today’s article notes that – when it comes to the graying of America’s population – “one great way to capitalize on this trend is through healthcare, or, more specifically, the growing need for healthcare facilities – already a trillion-dollar market.” As such, the article provides an overview of the “big three” healthcare real estate investment trusts – Welltower, HCP and Ventas – and their respective strengths and risks. To read more – including the time horizon that investors in these REITs should have – CLICK HERE.
Rather than investing in Target, Walmart or Costco, why not invest in the landlords that lease space to these retail giants? How? Through a ‘triple net lease retail real estate investment trust’, which is the subject of today’s article: “Here, a tenant pays all real estate taxes, insurance on the building and maintenance fees to upkeep the property. Landlords love this because it lowers their overhead and variable costs when renting properties. Plus, the highest quality tenants tend to prefer triple-net leases because they want more control over the property and how they use it.” The author highlights three of his favorite triple-net REITs. For an analysis of each, CLICK HERE.