Sifting Through the Rubble

Now that real estate investment trusts (REITs) have spent almost three months of dropping, I believe it's a good time to start dipping into these names. While the latest pullback has been mild by historical comparisons, only some 5%, REITs have truly taken it on the chin. Many have dropped well into the double digits. In the months preceding this drop, these names had run up spectacularly. But the fall back down to earth, in some cases, has been even steeper.

In the rubble we can now find some reasonable valuations among the REITs. Income investors can especially appreciate the higher dividends and steady growth of some of these beaten-down names....534 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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