So does the need for a comprehensive, dependable, yet accessibleresource for understanding these investments. The andupdated Investing in REITs: Real Estate Investment Trusts, FourthEdition does precisely that.
Widely considered the classic book on real estate investmenttrusts for the sophisticated investor, this variant providesup-to-date information and industry trends. Written byREIT investment expert Ralph L. Block, it looks at all the keydevelopments and strategies which have taken place in the REITindustry over the last several decades, presenting invaluableinformation and guidance on the best way to value individual REITs (as wellas REIT shares generally), the risk-and-reward dynamics ofcommercial real estate, and how to spot blue-chip REITs and controlinvestment risk. Moreover, an entirely new chapter, written byindustry veterans Kenneth Campbell and Steven Burton, looks atnon-U.S. REITs and choices for investing in them.
REIT investing has become more and more popular in the aftermathof the real estate crisis. A dividend-paying way toparticipate in the real estate market has along track record of providing excellent investment returns. Theirconsistency, along with the low correlation of REIT stock priceswith the costs of other asset classes, make such investments Reits aunique opportunity.
An essential read for both individuals--investors, financialplanners, and investment advisers --and institutions interestedin investing in real estate through REIT stocks,Investing in REITs continues to set the bar for advice.