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.
Kelsi Borland of GlobeSt discusses why investors are becoming increasingly interested in the nuances of acquiring a private REIT for www.GlobeSt.com today.
Another great article about the REIT market by Jussi Askola at SeekingAlpha.
Matthew DiLallo of The Motley Fool published a good introductory article about investing in REITs. In particular, he provides good coverage about how REITs finance growth and some key ratios to evaluate whether a REIT has “a strong enough credit profile to support both its dividend and its ability to continue expanding.”
Jeff Stimpson writes about the tax advantages of investing in a REIT in 2020.
Once again, Jussi Askola highlights the strengths of owning REIT securities. Some interesting performance statistics and observations in the linked article.
Brad Thomas contributing to Forbes about the “Flight-to-Quality” where investors sell what they perceive to be higher risk investments and purchase safer investments. In this case, he’s seeing REITs as the beneficiary.
Jussi Askola writes about why REITs outperform stocks over the long run, noting “Any asset class can outperform over a 1-year or even 5-year time period, but you don’t come ahead for decades and decades by pure luck.”
Brad Thomas speaks about small cap REITs. Thanks to a good friend of mine for sharing this article.
Another great article from Jussi Askola….this one identifying risk factors for REIT investors.