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As the U.S. Federal Reserve continues pumping hundreds of billions into the repo markets, investors are pouring capital into cash-churning assets.
Interest rates may be low as a result of intervention from the Federal Reserve after the Global Financial Crisis, and stock prices may be continuing to rise, but real estate continues to fly under the radar in a lot of sectors…
The best way to get the benefits of strong yield and price upside is to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs). These alternative assets provide investors with cash-churning real estate properties that produce strong dividends and significant appreciation upside…
Typically, investors think of commercial real estate or retail centers when they think of REITs. But there's one growing sector that is poised for big gains based on rising demand and demographic shifts across the United States.
I'm talking about the "self-storage" industry.
Self-storage is an appealing industry due to low overhead costs, light construction costs, and reliable cash flow in the form of rent.
According to the annual SSA Self Storage Demand Study, at least 9.4% of American households rent a self-storage unit. And nearly 20% of all self-storage properties fall under the ownership of the largest American self-storage REITs.
I'm referring to the two best self-storage REITs to buy right now. Let's begin…
Self-Storage REITs to Buy No. 2
About the Author
Garrett Baldwin is a globally recognized research economist, financial writer, and consultant with degrees from Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Purdue, and Indiana University. He is a seasoned financial and political risk analyst, with a focus on stocks, hedge funds, private equity, blockchain, and housing policy. He has conducted risk assessment projects for clients in 27 countries, and consulted on policy and financial operations for some of the nation's largest financial institutions, including a $1.5 trillion credit fund, a $43 billion credit and auto loan giant, as well as two of the largest Wall Street banks by assets under management.
Garrett joined Money Map Press as an economist and researcher in 2011, specializing in alternative strategies with an emphasis on fundamental and technical analysis.