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Fri Apr 24

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:27 PM

Re: European REITs

Well these are educated guesses, but here we go.

Since NRE will be U.S. based I will strongly guess that PFIC treatment will not be an issue. The PFIC comes into consideration when an investment of say a U.S. based mutual fund holds a [more]

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 4:03 PM

Re: European REITs

"It looks like Europe is headed into a QE-like phase and it might be a good time to purchase."

I agree that it might be a good time to invest into Europe. In addition to your QE reason, I would add the improved Euro/USD conversion [more]

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:47 PM

Re: European REITs

Tax Consideration II

Many years ago wealthy offshore investors would put there passive investments into foreign corporations to prevent both U.S. tax and reporting. A law was passed preventing benefiting from such Personal Foreign Investment [more]

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:34 PM

Re: European REITs

Tax Consideration #1 on Foreign REITs

I think most investments have to be looked at from multiple perspectives. One of those are taxes.

REITs, at least U.S. ones and those from some other countries, are tax advantaged at the [more]

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:24 AM

Re: LHO: Solid Hotel REIT + Yield

Great post! Thanks Ralph.

I have bought a few hotel REITs over the years and currently own SHO which I have been patiently waiting for it to fully reinstate its dividend to sell.

One important thing to remember is that [more]

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Valuemongeragain posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:58 AM

Healthcare Deja Vu

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hcp-says-doj-sue-client-173734...

The above link is interesting to me. About 15 years ago the Feds went after the billing in [more]

Sun Apr 19

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Valuemongeragain recommended Reitnut's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:48 PM

Shopping Malls: Far From Dead
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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:48 PM

Re: Shopping Malls: Far From Dead

"America’s best and most innovative retailers."

I think some of my negativity on the sector is due to the fact that my nearest mall shares Sears & JCP as two of its three anchors.

As far as mall problems go, Moscow [more]

Wed Mar 25

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:43 PM

Re: Zombie REITS

"Strange investments, where the lack of price transparency is sold as a BENEFIT."

That is pretty much what a financial advisor (i.e. salesman)told me when I asked why my mother should buy a non-traded REIT versus a publically [more]

Tue Mar 24

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:47 AM

Re: selling some REIT commons

"coming decline in REIT stock prices leading up to what probably will be a very minor FED rate increase."

After disagreeing with Yoda over the effects of inflation on equities a few years ago, I have done some research and [more]

Fri Mar 13

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:45 AM

Re: OT: Trading in your underpants

Interesting article.

This kind of stuff has probably gone on since stocks were sold under the Buttonwood tree.

Twenty-five years ago when I first started investing, I was amazed at how many of my NYSE stocks did not trade at the [more]

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Valuemongeragain recommended earslookin's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:19 AM

OT: Trading in your underpants

Thu Mar 12

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Valuemongeragain recommended whafa's post on the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:53 PM

Re: return of capital question

Tue Mar 10

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:50 PM

Re: Public Storage PSA

"Like many investors, my goal is to steadily grow my portfolio income over time"


That is hard to do with just fixed income investments, because the operable word is FIXED.

That is why I am a total return [more]

Mon Mar 9

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:56 AM

Re: VNQ down over 3% this morning

"Where's the inflation in employment costs"

I viewed the Wal-Mart wage increase announcement as a possible early sign of some wage inflation.

Who knows why they announced it, but here are some of my [more]

Sat Mar 7

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Valuemongeragain posted to the Insurance - Life, Car, Home,etc. board. 11:14 PM

Unusual Insurance Questions

I have been buying stocks in both U.S. and European insurance companies for the last few months. The reasons for these purchases include:

1) Most of the insurance companies that I bought trade at significantly less than the broad market. The [more]

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Valuemongeragain recommended InsuranceNo's post on the Insurance - Life, Car, Home,etc. board. 10:42 PM

Re: Life insurance

Thu Feb 26

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Valuemongeragain replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 3:46 PM

Re: Fixed income ideas? (OT)

"I believe in Warren Buffet's rule that once you have won the game, stop playing."

Having never heard that quote from him, I don't know the context in which it was made, but it appears to me that he WON A LONG TIME AGO AND HAS KEPT [more]

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