Category Archives: Real Estate

Big Apartment REITs Aren’t Yielding Enough

Written by John Coumarianos | Sep, 24, 2018

The seven largest publicly traded apartment REITs are now paying dividend yields of less than 3.5%. The two largest — AvalonBay Communities and Equity Residential — are paying around 3.2%….

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REITs Paying 6% Or More — The Good, Bad, And Ugly

Written by John Coumarianos | Sep, 14, 2018

Unscrupulous stockbrokers and advisers are always dangling yield in front of unsuspecting clients. “I can get you (fill in the blank with a percentage),” they say to yield-starved investors. But…

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3 Things: Housing Problem, Import Signal, Wage Warning

Written by Lance Roberts | May, 5, 2016

“3 Things” is a weekly post of thoughts I am pondering, usually contrarian, with respect to the markets, economy or portfolio management. Comments and thoughts are always welcome via email,  Twitter, and/or Facebook….

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Housing – The Margin Effect

Written by admin | Nov, 28, 2014

With each and every report comes “hope” that maybe, potentially, somehow the moribund housing market has finally reached its inevitable bottom and is now on the verge of the next…

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