3 Best Real Estate Stocks and 3 to Avoid in 2021 | Summary and Q&A

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April 15, 2020
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3 Best Real Estate Stocks and 3 to Avoid in 2021

TL;DR

Real estate stocks have been hit hard in the current market downturn, with the Vanguard real estate ETF down 30% this year. However, not all property types and REITs are experiencing the same level of losses. This video provides an outlook on different property types and reveals three REITs that may be good investments.

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Questions & Answers

Q: Why have real estate stocks, including REITs, performed poorly in the current market downturn?

Real estate stocks have been hit by the overall market downturn, with the Vanguard real estate ETF down 30% this year. The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy have led to uncertainties and investors' concerns about the real estate sector.

Q: Are there any property types or REITs that have shown positive returns?

Yes, some property types have performed relatively well. Data centers, government properties, and certain cell tower REITs have shown positive returns. These property types may benefit from the increased demand for data storage and connectivity.

Q: Which property types are facing significant losses?

Property types such as healthcare, residential, and industrial have experienced losses ranging from 10% to 30%. Hotel, office, and retail properties have seen losses of over 30% and have been heavily impacted by the pandemic and the trend towards telecommuting and online shopping.

Q: Are there any REITs that are recommended for investment?

The video recommends three REITs that may be good investment options. They include digital Realty (ticker: DLR) and Equinix (ticker: EQIX) in the data center property type, Easterly Government Properties (ticker: DEA) in government properties, and American Tower (ticker: AMT) in cell tower properties.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Real estate stocks, including REITs, have experienced significant losses in the current market downturn, with the Vanguard real estate ETF down 30% this year.

  • However, not all property types and REITs are performing poorly. Some property types, such as data centers and government properties, have shown positive returns.

  • The video provides an outlook on different property types and identifies three REITs that may be good investment options.

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