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Invest In Residential Real Estate With A 7.4% Yield: Buy BRT Apartments

Published Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:45:06 -0400 on Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaDividend Ideas | Financials Invest In Residential Real Estate With A 7.4% Yield: Buy BRT ApartmentsAug. 26, 2020 9:45 AM ET|| About: BRT Apartments Corp. (BRT), Includes: APTS, AVB, BRG, BSRTF, CPT, EQR, ESS, IRET, IRT, KBWY, MAA, MODVF, NXRT, RFI, RNP, RQI, UDR, VNQby: Rida MorwaRida Morwa High Dividend OpportunitiesThe #1 Service for Income Investors and Retirees, 9-10% dividend yield.SummaryInvesting in real estate is a great source of income and also offers a good hedge against inflation.
With the world awash with liquidity coupled with low interest rates, we are very bullish on residential REITs.
Investments in apartments offer the opportunity to raise rent frequently, and tend to go up in price over time.
The market has punished residential REITs due to the pandemic, even though collection rates remain high.
It's a great time to become an apartments landlord!
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When you say the word "landlord" most people's minds instantly jump to apartments. After all, at one point or another, most of us have lived in an apartment. For some, getting out of an apartment and becoming a homeowner was a driving motivation. For others, the convenience and mobility of renting is a lifestyle of choice.
There's a third group – those who want to be landlords. For many investors, the idea of collecting rental income sounds extremely appealing. From the outside, it appears to be "easy money." After all, for many renters, the only time they see the landlord is when they pay the rent. Who doesn't want to sit around collecting passive income for doing very little other than owning a property?
Those who went on to own a rental property or 10 will tell you that being a landlord can be hard work. Maintaining multiple properties, bad tenants, a legal system that generally makes evictions difficult and slow, and the risk of a tenant materially damaging your property. There are plenty of landlord horror stories.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
PREFERRED APARTMENT COMMUNITIES 14.60   0.0 -1.61 1.05 7.19
COHEN & STEERS TOTAL RETURN REALTY FUND 14.98   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.56
COHEN & STEERS REIT 23.56   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.38
COHEN & STEERS QUALITY INCOME REALTY FUND 15.60   0.0 0.00 0.00 6.30
INDEPENDENCE REALTY TRUST 14.04   35.1 0.40 0.72 5.25
INVESTORS REAL ESTATE 71.99   0.0 0.00 2.80 3.93
MID-AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES 128.66   62.2 2.07 3.84 3.00
CAMDEN PROPERTY TRUST 108.97   66.4 1.64 3.20 2.91
AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES 209.53   31.6 6.62 6.08 2.89
UDR 48.03   84.3 0.57 1.37 2.86
EQUITY RESIDENTIAL 85.36   42.7 2.00 2.27 2.69
ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST 324.02   52.2 6.21 7.80 2.43
NEXPOINT RESIDENTIAL TRUST 46.28   0.0 -0.72 1.10 2.42


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