REIT: Good Idea?
Dave knows that REITs are a bad investment because they don't perform as well as mutual funds and have a lousy rate of return.
QUESTION: A listener asks what Dave thinks about REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts).
ANSWER: REITs are not a good investment. They have not performed as well as mutual funds and they have a lousy rate of return, which means there are some heavy fees built in.