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Why Invest in REITs?

Commercial real estate

Should I invest in real estate? Why invest in REITs? Well managed REITs are a convenient way of taking advantage of the real estate market without needing the technical knowledge and enormous capital it can take to get started on your own. REITs, or real estate investment trusts, operate much like corporations, allowing investors to buy securities in them without having to get deeply involved in the business and economics underlying the trust. This allows people without either the money needed to buy entire parcels of commercial real estate on their own or the business and market knowledge to make a large real estate investment business work to share in the profitabi Continue reading