Should you now invest in REITS? The New York Times has an article which is giving the advice, that yeah, it’s probably okay.
So what I think that means is most REITS are safe as long as they aren’t heavily into commercial properties because commercial has not bottomed yet.
Also be choosy. Don’t choose a REIT with a lot of office buildings because unemployment is still too high. It’s a given that office buildings need to be filled with people who have jobs.
The article also talks about real estate mutual funds.
It’s interesting. Read How to Avoid Real Estate Investing Overdose
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