Investors should question conventional wisdom on real estate investment trusts (REITs) and start using them as an inflation hedge Download the full story here (Source: Money Management)
"One great advantage for most REITs is that they provide natural protection against inflation. Real estate rents and values tend to increase when other prices do." Download full artilce here Source: Seeking Alpha
Our Raging Bull certificate for the Best Global Real Estate Fund on a Risk-Adjusted Basis over 5 Years has arrived! Well done team, we are proud of you.
A DISCUSSION FEATURING AN INTERNATIONAL PANEL The Changes in Real Estate as a result of COVID What does the future hold? 25 February 2021 | 16h00 SAST | 09h00 EST | 08h00 CST  Topics discussed      What we are currently experiencing?     Where do we go from here?     The long-term view of the asset class and sectors Watch the recording  here 
Summary A lot of investors believe that REITs are riskier than rental properties. But once you dig into the fundamentals, you find that the opposite is true. REITs are diversified, conservatively financed, liquid, professionally managed, and offer limited liability. Rentals are concentrated, heavily leveraged, illiquid, management intensive, and put you at liability risk. REITs are not only safer, but they are also more rewarding in the long run. Here are 6 reasons the writer believes that rental properties are by far the riskier investments Source: Seeking Alpha
Garreth Elston speaks to Real Estate Investor Managazine If you are considering investing in REITs in 2021 - have a look Source: Real Estate Investor Magazine
The Raging Bull Awards 2021 took place this evening. Up for grabs were 30 certificates for the best funds in their categories and eight Raging Bull trophies for the top-performing funds for performance to the end of 2020, with the highlights being the Offshore Manager of the Year and the South African Manager of the Year awards. Here are all the winners Source: Money Marketing
Only four funds have been consistent winners at the Raging Bulls in major categories both before and after 2019. Download and Read full article here Source: Citywire
Last year was not an easy one for global property fund managers. The average return of funds available in South Africa in Citywire’s global property equity category was -3.5% in rand. There was, however, a significant divergence in returns. The top-performing fund – the Reitway BCI Global Property feeder fund – was up 17.4%. The worst performer lost -17.4%. That is an extraordinary difference in return of nearly 35.0%, in a category that only has 25 funds.  To a large extent this reflects the divergence in returns of different sectors in the global listed real estate market. Some, like retail and hospitality, performed poorly…