55 U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts Yield Over 7% In October


Any collection of dividend stocks is more clearly understood when subjected to yield-based (dog catcher) analysis, these US exchange sourced real estate investment trust stocks are perfect for the dogcatcher process. Here is the October 16 data for 55 top dividend-paying net gain REITs as documented by YCharts.

The Ides of March plunge in the stock market took its toll on US REITs. Only one top ten US REIT by yield from March was back in the top ten for April. However the drop in prices in all top 50 US REITs (listed by yield) did make the possibility of owning productive dividend shares from this collection more affordable for first-time investors. A rapid recovery in market prices partially closed that window of first-time buying opportunity.

As of June 9 the record showed all 49 top-yield REITs living-up-to the dogcatcher ideal of producing enough annual dividend from $1,000 invested

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Brookfield Makes Massive $2 Billion India Real Estate Investment

Canadian asset manager Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) is doubling down on its investments in India through a $2 billion real estate deal, its largest-ever purchase in the South Asian country.

Brookfield will buy 12.5 million square feet of commercial real estate assets from privately held developer RMZ Corp. The purchase includes rent-yielding office space and commercial co-working space.

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A growing presence

Brookfield already operates about 22 million square feet of office space in India. In September, it announced plans to raise up to $600 million by publicly listing its real estate investment trust (REIT), Brookfield India Real Estate Trust. That listing is expected to occur in December or early January.

And it’s not just commercial real estate: A group led by Brookfield’s subsidiary Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP)(NYSE: BIPC) recently purchased a group of 135,000 Indian telecom towers from Reliance Jio Platforms in a

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New York property investment, sales plummet during pandemic

New York City and New York state have suffered a combined loss of more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in property tax revenue over the past year, according to a report from a real estate trade organization.

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The report from the Real Estate Board of New York paints just how devastating the COVID-19 crisis has been to the city and state since the pandemic began in March. The board’s report indicates that compared to March-September 2019, investment and residential property sales dropped by 48 percent.


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Comparing the year-to-date totals from this year to last, the decline in sales has led to a $755 million decline in tax revenue generated for both the city and state. The slumping property sales are especially critical considering that property taxes make up the majority of the city’s tax revenue. At 53 percent, the property tax

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TVNET/WRLD1 launches Global Real Estate and Business / Finance / Investment group of Internet TV Networks

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nathan Sassover, CEO of TVNET INC. today announced the launch of the WRLD1 Global Real Estate Group of TV networks converged with its Business / Finance / Investment Group across all world regions.

 The TVNETGlobal Real Estate Group includes:

■ https://PropertiesTV.com
Luxury Properties Worldwide

■ https://RealtorsTV.com 
Realtors Global Network

■ https://CitiesTV.com 
Cities Global Network

■ https://LatinAmericaTV.com
Latin America Network

■ https://MANHATN.com
Manhattan News

■ https://WestHwd.com
West Hollywood News

■ https://HomeVues.com
Virtual Tours Network   [January 2021]

■ https://RepairsTV.com 
Home Repairs Network

The TVNET Real Estate Networks group features PropertiesTV.com as the first global TV network unifying worldwide luxury residential properties within a TV network environment across 8 world regions, extending the generic ‘virtual tour’ to more immersive insights of homes and enhancing broker marketing resources for more impactful buyer / seller engagement.

RealtorsTV.com converges a

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UPDATE 1-China’s Sept property investment growth quickens, sales ease

* Sept property investment +12% y/y, fastest in over a year

* Sept property sales +7.3% y/y vs +13.7% y/y in August

* Sept new construction starts -1.9% vs 2.4% in August

BEIJING, Oct 19(Reuters) – China’s September real estate investment rose at the fastest pace in nearly 1-1/2 years, supported by robust construction activity as the economic recovery picks up steam after the coronavirus crisis.

Real estate investment in September rose 12% from a year earlier, the biggest jump since April last year when it also increased by the same amount, and quickening from 11.8% seen in August, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday.

For the January-September period, property investment grew 5.6% on an annual basis, picking up the pace from a 4.6% gain in January-August.

China’s property market was among the first to recover from the pandemic thanks to

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Real Estate Investment Strategy That Can Earn You $1 Million Equity Within 5 Years

Did you know that based on the Federal Reserve’s Sept 2020 bulletin report, the average net worth for a US household is $749,000 while the median net worth for a US household is $121,700?  The main difference between the median and average numbers is because median value looks at the middle value of the full set of numbers which is more indicative of a typical household. This also represented the huge disparity of wealth in our country. Furthermore, according to the report, homeowners have a median net worth of $255,000 which is four times more than the renters’ median net worth of $6,300. So why wouldn’t you become a homeowner or a real estate investor if you are seeking for greater financial security? 

In my previous articles, I had shared a strategy to flip an apartment building without selling it

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Altus Group Simplifies Commercial Real Estate Asset and Investment Management with Powerful …

ersion of ARGUS Enterprise
robust integration with
productivity enhancements
for multi-family and mixed-use portfolios to deliver
most comprehensive
asset management solution for CRE

TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX: AIF), a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate (“CRE”) industry, announces the release of the latest version of cloud-enabled ARGUS Enterprise (“AE”). AE 13 delivers greater power and flexibility in cash flow and valuation modelling, budgeting and reporting including significant productivity and user-experience enhancements for multi-family and mixed-use portfolios.

AE, powered by ARGUS Cloud, is the industry leading global asset and investment management platform enabling clients to model, forecast, manage, analyze and report on their CRE assets and cash flows from acquisition to disposition, while delivering greater value through the ability to store, backup and access ARGUS models in

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How to target a real-estate market for investment from student housing CEO

  • The off-campus student housing sector has shown stability during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • But like any real estate investment, a variety of factors go into making the right choice, and one of the most important is location.
  • In an interview with Business Insider, David Adelman, the CEO of Campus Apartments, broke down how he sources out his next locations for investment. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

During the current economic downturn, real estate has proved resilient.

One sector in particular that has shown stability is student housing. A survey by CBRE found that as of late June 2020, leasing velocity for the fall semester was down just 2.3% compared to the same time last year.  In fact, David Adelman, the CEO of Campus Apartments, told Business Insider that his business has been weathering the pandemic well. 

“All in all, we are a couple percentage points behind a normal year,

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PE investment in commercial real estate shimmers, good news for government

The agency in its latest research report – ‘Investments in Real Estate – Trends in PE Investments – Q3 2020’ said that equity investments worth $2,308 million was via 11 deals during the year (Jan-Sept’20). The office segment attracted $1,871 million with an 81 percent share. This was followed by warehousing at 10% and residential at 9%.

Here is a snapshot of the investment:

Real Estate Asset Class

PE Investments in debt and equity ($ mn)

Number of Private Equity Deals



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Knight Frank’s report suggests that PSUs keen on raising capital may adopt the REIT approach. Shishir Baijal, CMD at Knight Frank adds, “The first

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Apartment Buildings – One of Real Estate's Most Stable Investment Vehicles

With property values ​​plummeting in areas such as Florida, more and more investors and turning their focus from single family housing to multifamily apartment buildings. In the past the main reason why investors choose apartment building is because they like the idea of ​​having the tenants pay down the mortgage and pay the expenses of the property as they enjoy the benefits of real estate appreciation, and if purchased and financed correctly the owners can receive a monthly income similar to what most people make on a regular 9-5 job. Apartment building ownership is no longer suited for just the handy man type investor, as more management companies have become more competitive to handle the head aches associated with tenants for a fee of just 7 – 10 percent. Again it goes back to buying right, with the property financing and apartment ownership can be put on auto pilot.

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