The benefits of investing in REITs

Real Estate is a unique asset class that provides a balanced mix of total return and diversification benefits to a broader portfolio. The real estate market consists of large, illiquid private real estate and a tradable, more accessible public REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) market. Both public and private approaches allow investors access to real estate, but there are a number of important distinctions between them. This article discusses some of the benefits of investing in REITs.

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