As Asians and Singaporeans, we traditionally favour investments that are more tangible and brick-and-mortar. This is evidenced from the enduring popularity of property as a form of investment compared to stocks, bonds or even Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). These investments are viewed as complicated and difficult to understand, and are shunned as a result.

Today, I shall make the case for why I feel REITs are superior compared to investment properties as a form of property investment.

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The REIT Supremacy 1) Yields

Private residential rental yields have been on a downtrend due to excess supply in the market and sky high property prices.

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