Real estate investment trust Do you want to good returns by investing in real estate without the hassle of going through the formalities involved in buying and selling property

REITs are a way to generate returns that real estate investment offer

Reits pool income from multiple investors and invest them in income generating real estate such as office property

According to the law reits have to pay 90% dristributable cash flow to investors

In india there are 3 REITs 1 embassy office reits 2.brookfield reit 3.mindspace business REITS

REITS have the potential to return handsome returns from property

Risk factor in REITs Vacancy Low occupancy Loan to value- overleverage is bad for reits Diversification- well managed property in prime location adds to chances of long term occupancy

Unit holders are taxed at the same rate at which REITs are taxed