Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
Real Estate Investment Trusts, commonly referred to as REITs, are special types of corporations that are federally obligated to invest only in real estate.
As long as REITs pay out at least 90% of their earnings in the form of dividends, the companies are not required to pay income taxes. Generally, REITs can be divided into two categories: equity (which own physical properties) and mortage (which invest in mortgages).
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