Getting Started in Real Estate Investment Trusts
GETTING STARTED IN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) offer small investors the chance to participate in a broad range of real estate opportunities across most major property sectors and geographic locations. But to make the most out of this proven investment vehicle, you must first gain a firm understanding of it.
Getting Started in Real Estate Investment Trusts provides an accessible introduction to the benefits and performance characteristics of REITs and examines the role they play in a well-diversified investment portfolio.
Divided into three comprehensive parts, Getting Started in Real Estate Investment Trusts covers a wide variety of issues within this field, including:
* The legal and financial history of REITs
* How REITs behave as an investment class and how they are best integrated into an investor's portfolio
* The fundamental economic issues that affect real estate and how they impact REITs
* Specific methods for analyzing REITs as an investment
* Different types of REITs: residential, office, industrial, retail property, and more
Filled with in-depth insight and practical advice, Getting Started in Real Estate Investment Trusts is a valuable road map to an investment that can help stabilize and grow your portfolio for years to come.
PART 1: Getting Started in REITs.
Chapter 1: Real Estate as an Asset Class.
Chapter 2: The History of Real Estate Investment Trusts.
Chapter 3: REITs as an Asset Class.
Chapter 4: REITs as a Portfolio Diversification Tool.
Chapter 5: Integrating REITs into an Investment Portfolio.
PART 2: Real Estate Economics and Analysis.
Chapter 6: Real Estate Market Characteristics.
Chapter 7: Real Estate Development.
Chapter 8: Partnerships and Joint Ventures.
Chapter 9: Analyzing REITs.
Chapter 10: Advanced Financial REIT Topics.
PART 3: Public Real Estate Sectors.
Chapter 11: Residential REITs.
Chapter 12: Manufactured Home Community REITs.
Chapter 13: Office REITs.
Chapter 14: Industrial REITs.
Chapter 15: Retail Property REITs.
Chapter 16: Hotel REITs.
Chapter 17: Health Care Properties.
Chapter 18: Self-Storage REITs.
Chapter 19: Other REIT Sectors.
Appendix A: Real Estate Mutual Funds.
Appendix B: Real Estate Investment Trusts.