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gtw999 replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 1:42 PM

Re: Interest rates

Although there is plenty of supply, there is little loan demand by credit-worthy borrowers, for two reasons:

1. Those who are deemed credit worthy is a smaller pool now.
2. Those who are credit worthy are cautious in a deflationary [more]

Sun Nov 2

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gtw999 replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:24 PM

Re: Three Dogs - Part 2

"Compare REITs’ 40-year track record with the S&P 500 index; per NAREIT data, REITs scored an average annual total return of 13.55% versus 11.65% for the broader index during that long time period."

This is a per-tax number I [more]

Tue Oct 14

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gtw999 replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 5:26 PM

Re: LXP

If one is interested in LXP, then it is worth considering LXP-C. It is convertible, but is way out of the money.

Trades at 47.38, getting to ex-dividend date, so effective yield is right around 7.0%.

It cannot be called except on [more]

Sat Sep 27

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gtw999 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:16 PM

Re: Disney Vacation Account

Disney has done a very good marketing job of making Disneyland seem an essential vacation for kids.

On almost every metric Disneyland is not worth it, especially if you have to travel far to get there. For rides, go to Great America or other [more]

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gtw999 replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 12:00 PM

Re: Reit Common

Have neither, but I have considerable experience with RAS, which manages IRT. RAS management is inferior, and I would be reluctant to buy into IRT unless it was trading at some very good ratios.

Here is a set of 2 articles about IRT and two [more]

Mon Sep 15

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gtw999 posted to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 6:38 PM

REIT swoon

It has been unpleasant to notice the effect on my portfolio of a recent swoon in REIT values. REITs are down about 5.6% in the last five days; S&P500 down only about .8% in that period.

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