Avoid These 3 REITs at All Costs

Reuben Gregg Brewer, The Motley Fool
·5-min read

There are great real estate investment trusts (REIT), average ones, and ones most investors probably won't want to own, no matter how high the yield or what story management spins. Right now, Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR), Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSE: APTS), and The GEO Group (NYSE: GEO) all fall into that last category. The first name up is Whitestone REIT, which owns community shopping centers.