Rising Interest Rates and Dividend Paying REITs

This is a nice article that discusses the relationship between rising interest rates and REIT’s, and the short-sightedness of evaluating one solely based on the other. Fundamentals are an important part of any analysis, and REIT’s are no different. This article helps the investor take a longer-term view during a short-term troublesome period, and exemplifies some of the research involved in choosing investments and evaluating strategy. We hope you enjoy it.

http://seekingalpha.com/article/1663292-a-reit-way-to-sleep-well-at-night-when-rates-begin-to-rise

Brad Thomas researches and writes frequently about both traded and non-traded REITs as income-producing alternatives for investment portfolios. You can find his articles through Forbes, SeekingAlpha, The Motley Fool and The Street.