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REIT Taxes: A Short Lesson on Real Estate Investment Trust Taxation

Since their inception in 1960, Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, have become an extremely popular option for income investors because of their reliable payouts and immense capital appreciation potential.   However, REIT taxes are an important issue to understand.   Conservative investors often favor REITs over traditional stocks because variables that typically have a [...]

September 7th, 2016|REIT|

Crown Castle (CCI): A High Quality REIT With Healthy Dividend Growth Prospects

Crown Castle (CCI) only began paying dividends in 2014, but the company currently offers income investors a high dividend yield near 4% with 6-7% annual dividend growth potential.   Crown Castle also has an attractive business model with substantial recurring revenue, excellent free cash flow generation, and extremely high incremental margins.   Let’s take a [...]

June 3rd, 2016|High Yield, REIT|

Realty Income (O): A Premium Monthly Dividend Stock

The best monthly dividend stocks provide predictable, growing income. With 550 consecutive monthly dividends paid and 74 consecutive quarterly increases, Realty Income (O) is one of the most dependable dividend-paying stocks in the market.   If the valuation is reasonable, these are the types of companies I like to own in our Conservative Retirees dividend [...]

May 31st, 2016|High Yield, REIT|

National Retail Properties (NNN): A Conservative REIT with 26 Straight Years of Dividend Growth

Fewer than 100 of the more than 10,000 publicly-traded companies have increased annual dividends for at least 26 consecutive years. National Retail Properties (NNN) is one of them.   Perhaps more impressively, National Retail’s average annual total return for the past 25 years has been 14.8%, significantly outpacing the market to provide meaningful value for [...]

March 22nd, 2016|High Yield, REIT, Retirement Income|