With interest rates falling, income-hungry investors are turning to high-dividend stocks or paying a heavy price for bonds with declining yields.
However, investors seeking the combination of both income and price appreciation upside should turn to real estate investment trusts (REITs).
REITs remain largely misunderstood. These "alternative" investments target the real estate industry.
But you're not just investing in a single plot, townhome, or apartment complex. It's diversified across a range of sectors. And sometimes, one of those sectors thrives enough to boost the value of the REIT significantly.
But how do we identify the best REITs to own?