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12 months
Investment Term
$5,000
Min. Investment (CAD)
7.5%
Projected Annual Retrun
6 months
Investment Term
$5,000
Min. Investment (CAD)
7.5%
Projected Annual Return

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The Top Private REITs in our Marketplace

Our experienced team of real estate experts have identified a select group of quality real estate investments and REITs with proven track records, strong management teams and have generated returns of anywhere from 11-15% annually!
Minimum Investment Amount
$10,000
$25,000
$5,000
$10,000
$10,000
Registered Funds Eligibility
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Target Annual Net Return
11-13%
7-12%
8-12%
7-10%
9-11%
Cash Distribution Yield
6-8%
4.2%
5.8%
6%
4%
Current Unit Price
$10.60
$19.75
$10.40
$10.85
$8.00-$9.00
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Retired, Former Head of Construction of a Publicly Traded REIT

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A Beginner's Guide to Private REITs

A real estate investment trust, or REIT, is a company that makes investments in income-producing real estate.
Investors who want to access real estate can, in turn, buy shares of a REIT and through that share ownership effectively add the real estate owned by the REIT to their investment portfolios.

Download our Beginner’s Guide to Private REITs

A real estate investment trust, or REIT, is a company that makes investments in income-producing real estate.
Investors who want to access real estate can, in turn, buy shares of a REIT and through that share ownership effectively add the real estate owned by the REIT to their investment portfolios.
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How to Analyze REITs

The following article will walk you through why investing in real estate investment trusts are advantageous, the different types of REITs, pros and cons of

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Take the Eligibility Quiz

Private REITs can be attractive for a few reasons — they tend to offer superior dividend yields to their publicly-traded counterparts and their lower compliance costs have the potential to result in superior returns.To invest, you must meet certain eligibility requirements.

FAQs

Once a fund successfully qualifies as a REIT, investors can buy shares in a variety of ways. The REIT pools this capitalization to make investments in different kinds of real estate investments. Investments can include the REIT’s direct ownership of real estate, real estate loans, or both.

REITs can be classified in 3 ways: 

  1. By the types of investments they pursue (i.e. equity or debt, such as a mortgage REIT).
  2. By the way in which their shares are traded (i.e. exchange-traded REITs or non-listed REITs).
  3. By the real estate sectors on which they focus (i.e. healthcare REITs or industrial REITs).

As with a mutual fund, each share of a REIT represents partial ownership of all the individual assets held by the fund. Therefore, any change in the value and price of a REIT’s shares reflects the change in the value of the overall collection of individual real estate properties the REIT holds. Also like a mutual fund, REITs are professionally managed by one or more fund managers, who determine and implement the REIT’s investment strategy.

Just as REITs can earn returns in the form of income or appreciation, REIT investors can also realize the same types of returns. For income-generating investments, REIT investors typically realize returns through dividend distributions, which represent the income earned by individual real estate properties. Dividend distributions are typically paid to investors by the REIT in proportion to their share of ownership of the entire fund on a regular basis.

Meanwhile, in order to realize appreciation-based returns, an investor generally must sell his or her REIT shares. Unlike income, which can be distributed to an investor on a regular basis, appreciation is generally realized upon sale of shares in a single, lump sum return. That said, when a REIT sells an underlying property, capital gain dividends can be distributed to investors without requiring those investors to divest of their shares. Typically, any appreciation realized in this way by an investor on an equity investment (REITs included) is categorized as a capital gain.

Brokerage costs vary by company, but may include formation fees, annual management fees and a percentage of profits in the form of a “promoted interest.”

Typically $1,000 – $25,000; private REITs that are designed for institutional or accredited investors generally require a much higher minimum investment.

The main thing that sets public REITs, both traded and non-traded, apart from private ones is access. Anyone with enough capital to invest (usually less than $1,000) can buy shares of a public REIT. They can do that through a brokerage account if it’s traded on an exchange. Meanwhile, if it’s non-traded, they can buy shares directly from the REIT’s management company — such as through a real estate crowdfunding platform — or through a licensed third-party broker-dealer or Exempt Market Dealer like Fundscraper.

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