The 4 most important things to consider when evaluating a REIT

Ok, so REITs are interesting. But how to choose? We know that we should diversify our porfolio across the 5 REITs types (see here). However, we need some metric to understand if a REIT is better than another one. There are 4 main things to consider. There are others,...

Investing or trading in REITs?

You realize that REITs are very interesting financial instruments, but you may be wondering what is the best way to exploit them. Should you use an investor approach or a trading one? Let’s check the main differences together.  Investing Horizon: long-term...

Types of REITs in Singapore

What are the main types of REITs in Singapore? There are 5 of them  RetailIndustrialHospitalityCommercial (Office)Healthcare They invest mainly in shopping malls. Some examples are CapitaMall trust and SPHReit. They invest mainly in warehouses and business parks. Some...

3 reasons to invest in REITs in Singapore

Why should you consider investing in Singapore REITs? Here are 3 reasons:there are less than 40 REITs in the Singapore stock market, so you do not need to spend much time in analyzing them (and I show you here how to do if efficiently)you can expect a 5%-7% yield...

Emotions in long term investing: First Reit case study

One of the challenge with long term investing is that you should hold your position even when the price is dropping, provided that the fundamentals are still good. Why is it challenging? Because you may suffer huge unrealized loss, and this may prove to be emotionally...

What are Real Estate Investment Trusts?

REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, are companies listed in the stock market, so you can buy and sell their shares. However, REITs use your money to manage and rent properties rather than for running a business. They can get access to credit by asking money to...