Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

Business / Real Estate / Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT): A method of pooling investment money using the trust form of ownership. In the 1960s Congress provided favored tax treatment for certain business trusts by exempting from corporate tax certain qualified REITs that invest at least 75 percent of their assets in real estate and that distribute 95 percent or more of their annual real estate ordinary income to their investors. As an alternative to the partnership or corporate methods of investing in real estate, the REIT offers some of the flow-through tax advantages of a partnership or syndication while retaining many of the attributes and advantages of a corporate operation.

Other Words for Estate

Estate Noun Synonyms: property, holdings, domain, demesne, land, landed estate, manor, mansion
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Other Words for Real

Real Adjective Synonyms: genuine, true, actual, authentic, verified, verifiable, legitimate, right, bona fide, official, legal, legitimate, licit, natural, valid, veritable
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Other Words for Trust

Trust Noun Synonyms: confidence, reliance, faith, conviction, certitude, certainty, sureness, positiveness, assurance, belief
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Real Property Tax

Business / Taxes / Real Property Tax: A real property tax is a local tax on the value of real estate. The property may be assessed at full value, which is presumably the price that the owner could sell it for in the current market, or usi MORE

Real Property Security

Business / Real Estate / Real Property Security: A guaranteed loan or a loan where the broker will assume payments. MORE

Real Property Securities Dealer

Business / Real Estate / Real Property Securities Dealer: A real property securities dealer is a broker who sells an existing trust deed and guarantees a return on it. MORE

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