To find out more about REITs and real estate mutual funds
, check out the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts at www.nareit.com, RealtyStocks at www.inrealty.com, and Morningstar Mutual Funds at www .morningstar.com.
For most investors, he says, REITs and real estate mutual funds
are the most efficient way to invest in real estate.
There are more than 100 Real Estate Mutual Funds
. Most invest in a select portfolio of REITs.
Delaware has growth equity, value equity, bonds, international and real estate mutual funds
. This type of product diversity is imperative in times of market fluctuations.
The best types of real estate for an IRA are cash deals (transactions leveraged directly with the seller also might work), specialized real estate mutual funds
and real estate investment trusts.
Real Estate Mutual Funds
Assets Potential Under Maximum Foreign Management Foreign Investment Advisor ($ Mil.)(*) Investment ($ Mil.) Alliance $ 337.6 0.0% $0 CGM Realty 451.4 0.0 0 Cohen & Steers Realty Shares 3,191.6 10.0 319 Cohen & Steers Equity Income Fund 17.6 15.0 3 Cohen & Steers Speciality Equity Fund 119.2 15.0 18 Columbia 138.9 20.0 28 Crabbe Huson 33.9 0.0 0 Davis 240.7 NR 36 Delaware Group 60.0 10.0 6 DFA/AEW 104.8 0.0 0 Evergreen Global 36.0 100.0 36 Flag Investors 47.2 10.0 5 Fidelity 2,375.9 NR 356 Franklin 374.2 5.0 19 Morgan Stanley 356.5 25.0 89 Munder 73.9 0.0 0 Phoenix 57.5 0.0 0 Pioneer 211.0 5.0 11 Templeton 150.0 100.0 150 T.
Safa is a perfect complement to our fast-growing real estate mutual funds
So, investing in real estate, either in the physical form (which is most popular) or through real estate mutual funds
(which are likely to come into their own soon) is a good idea.
Real estate mutual funds
have had a whopping 17% gain in the past 5 years; (real estate mutual funds
invest in a portfolio of REITS).