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Special Report – AvalonBay

Special Report – AvalonBay

  February 19, 2009 Apartment REITs – A Short Introduction: Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs are instruments that allow you to obtain exposure to real estate as an asset class without directly owning a physical structure. This is similar to using the gold ETF (GLD) to gain exposure to gold in your portfolio without taking physical delivery of gold bullion. To avoid corporate taxes, REITs generally tend to pay ...

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