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7 Biggest Differences Between REITs And Real Estate Syndications


If real estate investing seems interesting to you, but you’d rather avoid becoming a landlord, you’re not alone. Fixing toilet emergencies at 3am isn’t appealing to most people. Shocker.


The next logical step that many investors take is toward a real estate investment trust (REIT), which is easy to access, just like stocks.


What is a REIT, anyway?

When investing in a REIT, you’re buying stock in a company that invests in commercial real estate. So, if you invest in an apartment REIT, it’s like you’re investing directly in an apartment building, right?