REITs

A Field Guide To “The Wilder Side Of Retirement Investing”

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… 

A Homemade REIT ETF For This Rising Rate Environment

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… 

How This “Retiring Boomer Play” Could Help Fund Your Retirement

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… 

3 Attractive Dividend Stocks For The Income-Focused Retirement Portfolio

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%… 

Income & Growth: 5 REITS For Retirement

“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… 

4 SWAN (“Sleep Well At Night”) REITs For Retirees To Consider

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… 

Retiring On REITs: 3 REITs To Consider For Your Retirement Portfolio

“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… 

“Jaw-Dropping Growth Potential”: An Overview Of The “Big Three” Healthcare REITs

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… 

Invest In Retail Giants…Or In Their Landlords?

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…