Forget Gold: The Case for REITs

REITS provide hedge against inflationThis quick video discusses why REITs are better as an inflation hedge than gold, and notes some of key benefits of REITs, which include:

  • Payment of dividends
  • Ability to raise cash flow from underlying property as inflation rises
  • Low interest rates provide inexpensive financing for REIT managers to purchase or re-finance property

The risk of REITs, which primarily includes their correlation to the stock market and real estate market, is also discussed.

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