Readers of this blog would know that my strategy in investing has a preference towards investing in dividend companies and because of this, REITS would be one of the assets that I look at closely as it will continue to form a big part in my portfolio. On the current equity portfolio, 41% of the assets is allocated to REITS, which shows the level of confidence I have in this asset class.

One of the main reason I like about REITS is it is a proxy to investing in real estate asset class with affordability and almost anyone can own them with just a few hundred dollars to start with. in addition, REITS also provide a consistent stream of income base through dividends they pay out to supplement the monthly income that I receive from my current job.

While there has been many REITS events over the past couple of …