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Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Definition: A security that trades as a stock on the stock exchange, but invests in real estate and/or mortgages.

TeenAnalyst Advice: REIT's are special trusts that receive tax advantages from the government.  They're obligated to pay out 90% or more of their earnings to investors in the form of dividends so it's not unusual to see a REIT with a 10-12% dividend.

An equity REIT invests in and owns various real estate properties.  Their revenues come from people renting places in those buildings.

A mortgage REIT invests in mortgages on real estate.  Their revenues come from the interest paid on the mortgages.

 

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