equity REIT

Equity REIT

A Real Estate Investment Trust that assumes ownership status in the property it invests in enabling investors of the REIT to earn dividends on rental income from the property and appreciation in property resale. Antithesis of a Mortgage REIT.

Equity REIT

A real estate investment trust (REIT) that buys and owns property outright, rather than investing in mortgages. The revenue for equity REITs comes mainly from rents on the properties owned. Like all REITs, they may be traded as if they were stocks. Owning an equity REIT is more liquid than directly owning the real estate underlying it.

equity REIT

A real estate investment trust that purchases property with investors' money. Investors in an equity REIT earn dividend income from rental income earned by the REIT on property it owns. The investors also participate in increases in value of the owned real estate. Compare mortgage REIT.

equity REIT

A real estate investment trust (REIT) with underlying investments in incomeproducing properties. Contrast with a mortgage REIT that invests in mortgages, but not physical properties.

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Results also indicated that one equity REIT took place with a volume of 5,000 worth BD 475 representing 0.19% of the total value of securities traded.
Results also indicated that two equity REIT took place with a volume of 10,000 worth BD 950 representing 0.20% of the total value of securities traded.
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The CMA Law only contemplates one type of REIT, which is the equity REIT ("Equity REIT").
Although there has been broad market acceptance for US equity REIT common equity issuances during 2009, the equity market's willingness to continue to participate in the deleveraging process for REITs is uncertain.
Many real estate limited partnerships offer investors a pooled real estate investment similar to an equity REIT. However, similar to direct real estate investments, real estate limited partnerships (other than those taxed as corporations) have the flow-through characteristic that is lacking in a REIT.
The equity REIT index, which includes industrial/office, residential, retail, diversified, lodging, health care, self storage and specialty, recorded a 3.47 percent return for the period.
Given the ongoing changes in the REIT industry, we have analyzed the return behavior of the equity REIT, mortgage REIT, and S&P 500 indices using monthly data for the period of 19722001, to see if previously identified return patterns still hold for REITs relative to stocks.
On a 1-year basis, the NAREIT equity REIT index had a 29.9% return com pared with an 11.5% return for the S&P 500 index.
Another drawback: With banks and insurance companies still tightfisted on real estate lending, particularly for commercial and multifamily residential properties, the equity REIT has become a lender of last resort.
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