Indirect Real Estate Investments
Real Estate Syndicate: An association of individuals or
businesses organized to invest in real estate. Could be a
corporation, operate as a trust (on behalf of a group), or
as a limited partnership.
Benefits: If syndicate purchases variety of real estate
– your investment will be diversified (and you will be part
owner of different types of property). Property is
professional managed so you as an investor don’t need
to take care of property personally.
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs): A pooling of
investor’s money that is invested in real estate or in
construction or in mortgage loans.
High Risk Mortgages
Participation Certificates: Investment in a group of
mortgages that have been purchased by a government
agency (i.e. Fannie Mae)