Investing in listed property

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Reits invest in income-producing real estate, such as offices

The appeal of buying property via a listed fund was highlighted last summer when many open-ended UK property funds suspended trading for months at a time. This was done in order to stem a wave of redemptions triggered by a post-EU referendum panic, and left thousands of investors with no way of accessing their money. While you are not guaranteed to get a good price if selling out of a listed property fund [...]