• What is a REIT?

reitREIT is an acronym for Real Estate Investment Trust. It is a security that sells like a stock on major stock exchanges/markets. REIT invests in Real Estate through properties or mortgages and Money Markets.

REIT combines the capital of many investors to provide financing for real estate investments which allows individual investors to invest in a professionally managed diversified portfolio of Real Estate and related real estate assets .It pays annual dividend of 90% of its annual Returns from all Investments.

There are 3 types of REIT:

EQUITY

A REIT whose funds are pooled for the purpose of investing directly in real property which could be residential or commercial.

MORTGAGE

Funds are pooled for the purpose of giving out mortgage loans for longer tenors and at an attractive interest rate.

HYBRID

This is mix of EQUITY and MORTGAGE REIT.