National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT


DEFINITION of 'National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT'

A trade association that represents U.S. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and publicly traded real estate companies. In essence, NAREIT works as a lobbyist for both of these groups when dealing with individuals who legislate the two respective industries.

BREAKING DOWN 'National Association Of Real Estate Investment Trusts - NAREIT'

NAREIT is made up of a community of industry professionals, academics and companies that work together to promote the real estate industry and REITs. Through NAREIT, individuals are able to access comprehensive industry data on the overall real estate industry and the performance of member REITs.

  1. Real Estate Investment Trust - ...

    A REIT is a type of security that invests in real estate through ...
  2. Real Estate

    Land plus anything on it, including buildings and natural resources.
  3. Mortgage

    A debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real ...
  4. Property Management

    The administration of residential, commercial and/or industrial ...
  5. Widely Held Fixed Investment Trust ...

    A fixed investment trust that is held by at least one third party, ...
  6. Interest Rate

    The amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by ...
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