As the interest in REITsgrows, so does the demand for a comprehensive, reliable, yet accessibleresource for understanding these investments. The newly revised andupdated Investing in REITs: Real Estate Investment Trusts, FourthEdition does that.
Widely considered the book on real estate investmenttrusts for the investor, this variant providesup-to-date info and industry trends. Written byREIT investment expert Ralph L. Block, it looks at all of the keydevelopments and strategies which have occurred in the REITindustry during the last several decades, presenting invaluableinformation and guidance on how 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. In addition, an entirely new chapter, written byindustry veterans Kenneth Campbell and Steven Reits Burton, looks atnon-U.S. REITs and options for investing in them.
REIT investing has become increasingly popular in the aftermathof the real estate crisis. A liquid way toparticipate in the real estate market, investing in REITs has along track record of providing excellent investment returns. Together with the low correlation of REIT stock priceswith the prices of other asset classes, make such investments aunique opportunity.
An essential read for both individuals--investors, financialplanners, and investment advisors--and institutions interestedin investing in commercial real estate through REIT stocks,Investing in REITs has been set the bar for informationand advice.