March 6, 2018
Let’s take a look and see what actually happens behind the curtains.
In the case of a REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) the market makers at Wall Street are between the investor and the deal and they take a healthy premium.
They typically take heavy fees and they often have a specific time-frame from when they enter the deal to when they exit. In this case they may sell into an unfavorable market.
Many investors invest in REIT’s, life insurance companies, pension plans or other large institution type funds. These funds typically invest in real estate, apartment buildings, self-storage and other assets very similar to the assets that are in a normal private placement. Continue reading…