What is REIT ( Define REIT)
REIT means Real Estate Investment Trusts, these trust works like a company which invest directly in land, house property, commercial property and other real estate.
The REIT was designed to provide a real estate investment fund just like a mutual funds.
How REIT Work:-REIT is like a mutual fund which invest in property and REIT unit holder get benefits like a partner of landholder
Difference in Mutual funds and REIT
REIT funds provide direct investment in property Mutual funds provide for investment in stocks.
Benefits of REIT funds.
REITs are just like of mutual funds they collect money from investors and invest this money in property. If anyone want to invest in property then he/she require a higher amount but he/she can enjoy same benefits by buying REIT units in just INR 10 only.
(REITs) In India.
In union budget of 2014 Indian Government decided to start REIT in India.
This will attract foreign investment in Indian real estate sector and give a chance to every middle class Indian family to invest in property field. This is the reason that why I am so bullish on realty sector stocks read my sharegenius blog or fundamental Indian stocks website for more details
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved the setting up of real estate investment trusts (REITs),
Indian REITs will be allowed to invest only in commercial properties.
SEBI also approved allowing infrastructure investment trusts IIT (infrastructure investment trusts) is a REIT-like structure that would allow developers to monetize their infrastructure assets through stock exchange listing.
Top REITs in India:- Real Estate Investment Trusts not start in India yet they only get SEBI approval and may start in November 2014 to January 2015