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Sun Mar 29

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 11:21 AM

Re: selling some REIT commons

Jackie:

Forgive me if I sound like I'm punting a football, but honestly, there are people on this board who know far more about Closed End Muni Bond Funds than I do and I'll feel better if I defer to them rather than pretend I'm a Closed End [more]

Thu Mar 26

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:01 PM

Re: selling some REIT commons

cmoo1:

It kind of tickles me to look at the recommendation to buy CBL-D, which I'm sure is an excellent one and one that is priced properly in the current market environment. I don't think someone would go too far wrong with [more]

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:05 AM

Re: Zombie REITS

Lets face it. Those who purchase non-traded REITS

1.) Had faith in the advisor who sold them and trusted him/her and were misled.

2.) Knew little or nothing about financial markets and were like lambs led to the [more]

Tue Mar 24

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:43 PM

Re: selling some REIT commons

1.)***The problem I don't like having is trying to figure out if I sell, what am I going to do with the money****

(As Thomas Aquinas used to say)

I answer...This is the second worst problem you could have.

2.)*****One point [more]

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 2:04 PM

Re: selling some REIT commons

*****tjberko, informative post, thanks for sharing.*******

Ditto

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 10:22 AM

Re: selling some REIT commons

bobcatkitty:

Hi!
Frankly, right now I have no plans for the money other than to sit on it for perhaps 6 months or so, or however long it takes for REIT commons and Preferreds to correct. This will happen prior to the actual rate increase [more]

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:58 AM

Re: selling some REIT commons

BTW, I also did not sell VTR.

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:47 AM

selling some REIT commons

FWIW, yesterday I spent the afternoon selling off many of the REIT common stocks I had acquired in the past few years. I did this in advance of what I believe to be the inevitable coming decline in REIT stock prices leading up to what probably will [more]

Sun Mar 1

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:26 PM

Div increases this week

Several REITS increased their dividends this past week

Ones I own:

First Industrial (FR)24.4%
Medical Property Trust (MPW)4.8%
Prologis (PLD)9.1%
Retail Opportunity Investment Trust (Roic) 6.3%



Ones I [more]

Tue Feb 10

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:27 PM

Re: O continues run

The best website is www.quantumonline.com for preferreds stocks

Sat Feb 7

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:58 AM

Re: What market sickness hit the REIT's today?

Bill:
I think what sparked the big downdraft in REITS this past Friday was what was considered a great jobs report. This is what led to fears that there could possibly be an earlier than anticipated rate increase by the Fed. Whether that will [more]

Thu Feb 5

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 7:24 AM

MAA-Mid America Apartment Communities

It looks like Mid America has done well after the acquisition of Colonial Properties. I owned Colonial for about 10 years and am doing quite well also with MAA since the buyout.

Gracepeace
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MAA Reports Fourth [more]

Mon Feb 2

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:11 AM

Re: O continues run

Wittgenstein:

From memory, I am currently about 20% in cash, sold all REIT Preferreds paying under 7% (my way of anticipating and getting ready for rate raise after mid-year). I am currently about 15% in REIT Preferreds.
I still have my [more]

Wed Jan 21

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:25 PM

KMI (not a REIT) Div increase

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) declares $0.45/share quarterly dividend, 2.3% increase from prior dividend of $0.44.
Forward yield 4.29%
Payable Feb. 17; for shareholders of record Feb. 2; ex-div Jan. 29.

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:58 AM

O- Realty Income

Its probably no surprise to anyone that Realty Income (O) would increase its dividend. What may be a surprise is the size of the increase (3.04%). This is the biggest increase for O since early [more]

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:53 AM

Re: What About VTR

I bought VTR, HCN, and HCP all a while back when they were at their lows. I posted as such on this board at the time. They have all done extremely well and because I bought more of it, HCN, far and away is performing the best for me profit [more]

Sat Jan 10

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:05 PM

KMI (not a REIT)

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) tops Credit Suisse's list of its nine favorite energy and utility stocks to own for 2015, believing KMI’s recent MLP acquisitions will lower the company’s cost of capital and open the door for double-digit dividend growth and [more]

Wed Jan 7

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:28 AM

SSS-Sovran Self Storage

Another nice dividend increase from "Uncle Bob's." This is a stock I have ridden with through thick and thin, through the dark days of 2008 and even long before. I've been holding it in my portfolio for well over 10 years. For a time I was [more]

Wed Dec 31

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gracepeace posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:51 AM

REITS 2014/2015

REITs give biggest returns in nearly a decade

Dec 31 2014, 02:25 ET | By: Yoel Minkoff, SA News Editor


Real-estate investment trusts were among the hottest stocks of the year, producing a total return of 32.3%, including [more]

Tue Dec 30

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gracepeace replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 8:01 AM

Re: ARCP Common & Preferred

As I had notified the board about a week and a half ago, I moved into ARCPP (the preferred) about two months ago after its big drop. And after reconsidering the move, sold out entirely at almost break even last week. It was looking more risky than I [more]

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