When venturing into Real Estate investing, there are several primary ways to go about it. Each have some benefits and drawbacks. Here we are going to dive in and take a look at the differences between Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Direct Investment.
Investments are typically grouped into four primary categories based on investment strategy and perceived risk. Those four categories are core, core-plus, value-add, and opportunistic. The key differentiator between these categories is the risk and return profile.
Investing in Commercial Real Estate offers three primary benefits to individual investors: strong returns, portfolio diversification, and tax efficiency.
Commercial real estate is “vast” in almost every sense. That is good for investors, as it provides numerous entry points into investments and enables investors to easily diversify growing real estate portfolios. The “Core Four” in real estate are generally viewed as office, industrial, retail, and multifamily.