White Papers: Interest Rates & REIT Performance

A look at how REIT prices historically performed during periods of rising rates.

How do REIT share prices perform while interest rates are increasing? This is a logical question, as the returns associated with traditional fixed income oriented products, like bonds, are strongly correlated with rate changes. Many looking for income oriented products wonder if REITs behave the same way. After examining seven distinct periods of rising Federal Funds rate, we believe the simple answer is no.

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Burland East Interview at NAREIT

Burland East at NAREIT on the state of the REIT Industry. Watch AACA’s CEO, discuss why REITs continue to be sound advice.

Burland East recently gave an interview to REIT.com during the “REITWorld 2012: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT” at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. During this interview, Mr. East said that investors should feel confident about the REIT sector and its future prospects. He pointed to the sector’s outperformance as a positive factor influencing investors.

“REITs have been well rewarded over a long period of time,” he said. “We believe that most institutional and retail investors are best served by seeking an allocation in real estate through REITs, largely because most REITs have transparency, liquidity and governance.”