REIT Investing 101: What is a REIT and What are the Benefits of Investing?

A REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, provides several key benefits for real estate investors. Upside Avenue CEO Yuen Yung highlights what these benefits are.

  1. You get professional management of your real estate investment.
  2. You get a well-balanced portfolio. A REIT spreads the risk out among many properties, so your investment isn’t tied up into one single piece of real estate.
  3. You get access to the best real estate deals without having to be accredited first.

Enjoy this REIT investing 101 video with Yuen Yung!

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Yuen: Hi, this is Yuen Young, CEO of Upside Avenue, a wholly owned subsidiary of Casoro Group, and I’d like to welcome you to our Educational Video Series: REIT Investing 101. Today, will be discussing: Why REITsSo, what is a REIT? What does that stand for? Well, REIT stands for Real Estate Investment Trust. So, what’swhat’s so important? What’s so valuable about investing in a REIT? In a REIT, you get a couple of key things.

Number one is that you get professional management, meaning that when you have a real estate investment trust, the people who are actually managing the investments, picking the investments, selling the investments: are all professionals and, so, therefore, you don’t have to worry about the headache of actually having to know how to do all those components. The other thing you get from a REIT is really diversification, meaning not all your eggs are in one basket, so inside of a REIT, when you invest in it, you’re actually holding multiple investments inside of that REIT which will spread the risk out so that you’re still in real estate, but not just in one particular project. Therefore, the risk is spread among all of those projects. A REIT also gives you access. When you think about some of the best real estate that’s available out there, the uber wealthy tend to be the ones who have access to that. 

But when you invest in a REIT, you’re pulling your resources with other likeminded individuals who are wanting access to real estate and that way you can actually be the investor or the owner of some of the best real estate out there. 

At Upside Avenue we make real estate investing simple. We give you access of what the uber wealthy have without the headaches of managing it day today. So, check us out online at or on social media on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. So, let’s see where your Upside will take you. 

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