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Have we missed the reit boat

  • 20-10-2017 5:45pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,574 ✭✭✭ adam88


    Have we missed the boat on reit


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  • Registered Users Posts: 27,192 ✭✭✭✭ super_furry


    What do you think?


  • Registered Users Posts: 35 ✭✭✭ cork93


    Yes


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,282 ✭✭✭ scheister


    i dont think so. the 3 reits are growing nicely. Green and Hiberna grew by 15% roughly in last 12 months Ires 36% in same period Figures from 3/11/16- 13/10/17. I see no reason why this growth will stop all 3 are investing nicely into future assets.

    I believe a 4th REIT looking at primary care centres and nursing home is due to launch late this year early next year


  • Registered Users Posts: 13 brenersar


    what's your forecast for REITs for the next year or two?



  • Registered Users Posts: 4,545 ✭✭✭ delta_bravo


    My general experience of investing in Irish reits (pre covid) is that they paid great wages and bonuses to themselves in a buoyant market while the share price generally flatlined. Sold up after a few years with little to no gains.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 255 ✭✭ techman1


    Reits have actually done well, you get your dividend cheque every year and some capital appreciation, much better than a deposit account or those special savings accounts (essentially just giving money to the government now) , none of the headaches of property investment, dodgy tenants and the risk that they will thrash your property or not pay the rent. Whats not to like about reits



  • Registered Users Posts: 590 ✭✭✭ transylman


    Sounds about what I would expect from an Irish REIT. Did any of those generous bonuses translate into dividend payments?



  • Registered Users Posts: 12,672 ✭✭✭✭ Mad_maxx


    yes but REIT,s have failed to track the upward price gains in the on the ground property market , they arent really a substitute which isnt to say they are a poor investment , they are decent dividend payers



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