What is a mortgage Reit?

Author: | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Simon Crompton
Managing editor

A Reit is any vehicle that is designed for investors to pool capital to invest in real estate assets, provided that it meets certain tax requirements. They are usually publicly traded, which adds greater liquidity and allows investors to exit at any time. For US tax purposes they are a pass-through entity, meaning that there is no tax at the entity level. And the Reits pay dividends to the investors.

There are several different types of Reits – equity, mortgage and hybrid. Equity Reits directly invest in property and draw investment from the rents; mortgage Reits...


 


Web seminars

Liability Management
Mar 23 2015 3:00 pm

close Register today to read IFLR's global coverage

Get unlimited access to IFLR.com for 7 days*, including the latest regulatory developments in the global financial sector, updated daily.

  • Deal Analysis
  • Expert Opinion
  • Best Practice

register

*all IFLR's global coverage published in the last 3 months.

Read IFLR's global coverage whenever and wherever you want for 7 days with IFLR mobile app for iPad and iPhone

"The format of the Review has changed over the years; the high quality of its substantive content has not."
Lee C Buchheit, Cleary Gottlieb

register