Once again, Jussi Askola has written another excellent article at Seeking Alpha. Check out his take on why REIT investments are more rewarding than rental properties for the vast majority of investors in the article at this link.
Chinese Investors Buy $6.1 Billion Worth Of US Homes In Past 12 Months
According to Dan Budzyn, writing for Bezinga.com, international buyers combined to purchase $59 billion worth of U.S. residential properties between April 2021 and March 2022, with about $6.1B of that attributable to China. See the article here.
Can REITs Charge for Charging Electric Vehicles?
One of the challenges with electing as a REIT is the loose definition of “qualifying income,” which is generally accepted to be “rents from real property.” The law firm of Vinson & Elkins has published an article on JDSupra that helps navigate this complex area of REIT law as it relates to the emerging demand of electric vehicle charging stations. They address the issue of charging tenants for that service here.
How Cap Rate Compression Impacts Growth Of REIT Earnings
R. Paul Drake has written an interesting article at Seeking Alpha regarding the compression of cap rates and the resulting impact to REIT earnings. You can check it out here.
Medical Properties Trust
When we started Premium Property Trust, we couldn’t help but look at the performance and history of another Birmingham, AL based REIT, Medical Properties Trust. Bryan Seller of Fade the Market, has just published an article entitled: Medical Properties Trust: My Favorite REIT. It is an excellent read about a great local success story.
Top 10 Things to Watch in Commercial Real Estate
Why The Rise Of REITs Is Just Getting Started
Jussi Askola shares his bullish opinion of the REIT market in this article at Seeking Alpha.
Understanding How REITs Are Taxed
Stephanie Colestock has written an informative article explaining how REITs are taxed over on Yahoo Finance. You can learn about the unique tax implications associated with REITs by reading the article here.
Do you need REIT investments for your portfolio?
Dev Ashsish explains why real estate investment trusts are not proxies for equity, but are assets that can deliver better returns than debt instruments over the long term.
An Interesting Article Contrasting Types of Real Estate Investment Trusts
Penelope Mason does an admirable job of explaining the types of REITs and the investor profiles that might select between them. I recommend her article REITs vs. REIT ETFs: How They Compare on News Nation.