Shafer: REITs can serve other roles in portfolios besides income

08/2/2011 | Financial Planning

REITs' traditional role in a portfolio is to act as an alternative to bonds, providing income at higher yields, write Jeffrey Shafer, president of CNL Securities, and Paul Ellis, president of CNL Commercial Real Estate. However, with more REITs investing according to growth or growth-and-income strategies, shareholders have more options.

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