Entries Tagged as 'REIT'

REIT – Real Estate Investment Trusts

September 26th, 2010 · 39 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, REIT

I’ve discussed at length the difficulties that small landlords face. The bottom line is that they are usually competing with residential consumers for rental properties. Homeowners will pay more for houses than landlords. Landlords can’t pay high prices if they want to own a sustainable property that doesn’t require substantial cash “donations” from the owner. […]

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REITs and the Real Estate Market

August 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · REIT

I just wrote a post over at Million Dollar Journey called The Downside of Owning REITs Everyone has already been told I’m not a psychic liar and I can’t predict the future. I’m worried because I’m thinking of Grandma owning a whack of REIT’s with 10-14% returns in today’s market trying to make up for […]

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