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Everything you need to know about REITs and how to invest in them

Have you ever looked at a popular shopping mall or office building and thought—that would make a great investment?

Unfortunately, few individual investors have the capability to just buy a shopping mall or office building outright. But thanks to REITs, short for Real Estate Investment Trusts, you can invest in these properties just as easily as buying shares on the stock market.

In this infographic, we will cover important points that investors need to know —and even the ones you are not aware of—about this interesting investment vehicle before you start or continue with your REIT investing journey. By the end of it, you will have a clearer picture of how you can fit REITs into your investment portfolio and what to look out for.

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