In February 2016, I published an article that was not kind to non-traded or private real estate investment trusts (REITS). Unlike the traded variety that can be sold immediately on a public exchange, non-traded REITS have no public market if you want to liquidate the shares, making them much more illiquid. I contended that even […]
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Real estate is one of the asset classes I recommend including in a diversified portfolio. For many small investors, the best way to hold real estate is through a REIT, or real estate investment trust. So far, so good. But some REITs are about as appealing as a condemned apartment house beside a railroad track. […]
What’s the best way to hold real estate in a retirement portfolio? For many investors, the answer—and it’s not the right answer—seems to be “not at all.” Yet this asset class, appropriately owned, can help support you well in retirement.