REIT yields are currently very attractive

Higher interest rates in Canada, the U.S. and many other parts of the world have made high-yielding securities, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), much less appealing compared to bonds for income-seeking investors. In fact, over the past two years or so, ETFs focused on… Read More

High-quality REITs can boost your returns

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can play a useful role in well-balanced, income-seeking portfolios. Not only can they provide regular and stable income streams, but they can also deliver capital gains. In addition, they can add diversification, reducing the overall risk and volatility of the… Read More

Hold the top North American REITs

The best real estate investment trusts (REITs) have good management and balance sheets strong enough to weather an economic downturn. They also have high-quality tenants. The best ones still do well despite economic slowdowns, and they have also taken advantage of low interest rates to… Read More

Simple ways to cut your REIT risk

We feel the best way to cut your risk when investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) is to focus on those with high-quality tenants that operate in a wide variety of industries. This could include office buildings or shopping centres.
That way, if a particular… Read More