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The Weekly Nibble: It’s All About the REITs

Here are some of the most popular articles that have appeared on The Motley Fool Singapore’s website for the week.

3 REITs With The Biggest Financial Flexibility For Growth

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) trade like shares in the stock market. However, unlike most companies, REITs own an underlying portfolio of properties, allowing investors to gain exposure to the property market with very little money.

REITs that can grow their property base also see their unit prices rising over the long-term. In this article, Jeremy Chia reveals why Fortune Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: F25U), Frasers Commercial Trust (SGX: ND8U) and Frasers Centrepoint Trust (SGX: J69U) have the ability to grow further just by looking at a critical ratio.

First Real Estate Investment Trust: 3 Reasons For Singapore Investors To Like It Now

First Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: AW9U) has a portfolio of hospitals and nursing homes in Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea. In our city-state, it owns Pacific Healthcare Nursing Home II @ Bukit Panjang, Pacific Healthcare Nursing Home @ Bukit Merah, and The Lentor Residence.

The healthcare REIT became out of favour in November last year; its unit price fell over 15% in a matter of days. Despite the dwindling price, Lawrence Nga shows why First REIT might still be a good candidate for your portfolio.

1 Red Flag To Avoid When Investing In REITs

Not all REITs are created equal, and therefore, not all of them perform well.

How do we separate the wheat from the chaff then? Jeremy shows us a way to do so by looking at how the REIT managers are paid. Jump into the article to know more.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended units of First Real Estate Investment Trust and Frasers Centrepoint Trust. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.