Date: Saturday, September 8, 2012
Topic: Investing in REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts)
Speaker: Don Stewart, Registered Investment Advisor & REIT Investor
Adding REITs to your portfolio can increase returns and reduce volatility. REIT returns were about twice that of the S&P 500 stock index over the last 10 years. REIT returns have been higher than other major asset classes over the last 42 years. There are now hundreds of REITs and REIT mutual funds and ETFs. Two strategies for investing in REITs will be discussed.