- What is a REIT?
- How does a REIT generate income?
- Key considerations
- Benefits of REITS
- Risks and other considerations
- How to select a REIT?
- Pop quiz
- Conclusion and FAQs
- FAQs - Part 2
Investment choices cover a wide range of asset classes: Bonds, Equities, Unit Trusts, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Options and many others.
This module introduces investors to the fundamentals of REIT investing.
REITs generally have moderate to high risk and potential returns.
For the purposes of this module, it is also assumed that participants have a basic understanding of investments in general before investing in REITs. We strongly recommend that participants in this module go through our foundation module on investing or a similar foundation modules.
As with any other investment product, investors should also take time to understand the product and consider whether it is suitable for them based on their risk profile, time horizon and investment objectives.
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