08.10.2008 - Awareness of Reits 'remains low'
From Beatthatquote: Real estate investment trusts (Reits) remain unfamiliar to many investors, according to one expert. Dave Butler, head of external affairs at impartial information service Reita, said the asset class is "not as well understood" by either private or institutional investors as the organisation "would like". However, the expert suggested that since their launch in the UK, awareness has improved significantly. "Our research shows that financial advisors are increasingly aware of them, although there is a background of commercial property generally falling out of favour," Mr Butler remarked..... Full Article: Source