This week I wrote a guest blog post, When You Should Hold Municipal Bonds in Your Portfolio (And Why!), which was gracefully accepted and posted by www.dqydj.net (Don’t Quite Your Day Job). I really enjoy this web site so I highly recommend taking a look at this post and then checking out the rest of this site; it’s a winner!
What in the world is a REIT? A Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) is an exchange-traded security that trades like an equity and invests directly in income producing real estate assets. U.S. REITs must comply with certain requirements in order to receive favorable tax treatment, including: Investing at least 75% of its assets in real estate Deriving at least 75% of gross income from rents …Read more…
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