9 keys to picking the best Canadian REITs

9 keys to picking the best Canadian REITs

Look for Canadian REITs that meet these 9 key criteria
Top-quality Canadian REITs are among the most stable and highest-yielding real estate investments. That’s because many REITs hold high-quality, non-depleting assets, and have taken advantage of low interest rates to lock in financing costs for long… Read More

Hold this top REIT ETF

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $19.63, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets investors tap all 19 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index. Investors pay an MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives you a 2.8%… Read More

Riskier funds see stronger gains

October turned out to be a great month for all kinds of riskier assets. Top performers were commodities, with oil and copper leading the way. Precious metal producers also made strong gains while the energy and commodity-heavy Canadian indexes were spurred by those gains. Performing… Read More

Hold on to this REIT ETF

ISHARES S&P/TSX REIT INDEX ETF, $20.33, is a hold. The ETF (Toronto symbol XRE; buy or sell through brokers; ca.ishares.com) lets investors tap all 21 Canadian real estate investment trusts in the S&P/TSX REIT Index.
Investors pay an MER of 0.61%, and the REIT fund gives… Read More