What Are Real Estate Investment Trusts?
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Real estate is a good business to earn money. It is also not so easy when you start for the first time. An investment trust where a group of people invest their money in residential or commercial real estate business is called Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs). These trusts own and manage large number of mortgages and commercial properties. These trusts in fact show the best features of both stocks and a real estate. These trusts are mainly classified into three categories: hybrid, equity and mortgage. The first category are those which own properties and also grant loans to owners of property. The second category consists of management and ownership of income generating properties. The mortgage investment trusts are those which provide money to owners of property by acquiring their loans and mortgage backed securities. Real estate investment trust as a company manages the operations of income generating commercial properties like warehouses, hotels, shopping centers and apartments. Though there are different varieties of properties available, many of these REITs specialize and concentrate on any one kind of properties only. If you have any more Ideas and information then feel free to share here.
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