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Things that You Need to Know about Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Real Estate Investment Trust or REIT is a company operating in the real estate sector that offers public common shares as investment. To put it in simple terms, REIT is a stock investment option that is akin to any other stocks / shares representing ownership in an operating business. Primary business of a typical REIT is to group income generating real estate properties. Like in other stocks, REITs too distribute profits with the share holders as dividends. By means of REIT’s, an investor will be able to buy stocks of a real estate portfolio (group of properties that generate income) without actually having to finance or buy properties. Keep Reading