Best 5 Investment Picks for Midyear 2012
Investors worried about where to put their money these days have a number of opportunities to consider. Here's what the experts are saying about good investments in midyear 2012.
NAREIT Analysis: Demand for Apartments at Record High
The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reports apartment REIT price returns are up 225% through February 2012 since the REIT market’s trough in March 2009.
Offices Lift U.S. REITs to Outperformance in 2011: NAREIT Report
Offices topped all other sectors in the real estate investment trust market in the first four months of the year, helping it outperform stocks, NAREIT said.
U.S. REITs Rose Nearly 28% in '10, Almost Double S&P 500
REITs outperformed the major markets and almost doubled the S&P 500’s 15% gain.
Okay, it's not really what we mean when we say "overlooked managers," but it will do for our examination of how the REIT space is doing.
Too Late for Commercial REITs?
Experts explain why some REITS have been thriving, despite poor property prices.
REITs Continue to Outperform
All but one sector of the REIT market delivered double-digit returns.
REITs: As Good as Gold?
While it's true that gold is topping $1,340 an ounce and housing sales remain weak, some real-estate funds are outperforming their metal-based rivals.
REITs Outshine Equities in First Nine Months of 2010
Third quarter REIT performance from NAREIT showed that U.S. REITs considerably outperformed the broader equity market in the first nine months of 2010.
What Can We Expect for Real Estate?
Over the last 10 years, REIT returns averaged 10.2% annually while the S&P 500 was stuck at -1.8%. What explains such consistent outperformance?