Important Tax Changes For REIT Investors

From Contrarian Outlook: The IRS already allows REITs (real estate investment trusts) to avoid paying income taxes if they pay out most of their earnings to shareholders. As a result these firms tend to collect rent checks, pay their bills and send most of the rest of the cash to us as dividends.

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Time To Buy REITs Again

From Zacks: The stock market’s strong run over the past few years brought attention to high-flying growth stocks, usually from the technology sector, that were consistently outpacing the market. However, fresh uncertainty within the last few months has shifted some focus back towards other investment strategies, and now it might be time for investors to […]

The Best Dividend Strategy For A Pricey Stock Market

From Contrarian Outlook: If you’re worried that stocks are expensive, well, they are. The current bull market is making a run at history. But it’s also costly to stay in cash (and lock in zero income). Fortunately, it’s possible to buy some downside protection withyield (hint: think recession-proof REITs – real estate investment trusts).

On The Hunt For Cheap, High-Yield REITs (VNQ)

From Contrarian Outlook: When investors look for dividends, they usually think about blue-chip names that are just as common on Main Street as they are on Wall Street. However, there are a large number of single-digit stocks flying under the market’s radar that also offer attractive yields.