Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an investment vehicle which gives investors an opportunity to participate in the revenue earned from hotels, office buildings, residential properties, and interests in mortgage securities and/or other assets held by the TRUST. Essentially, investors act as a conduit and provide the REIT with the funds needed to purchase the underlying assets with intent of collecting future payouts.
Recently, SEBI relaxed REIT Regulations and made it the investment process simpler for the people which resulted in a stock surge to 4 percent. However, many of the Indian investors do not have a fair idea about the REITs because of which they don’t give it a thought.
So, we have come up with the answers to a few common REIT related questions and confusions: [Read more…]