There is, understandably, a lot of fear and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stock markets have suffered brutal sell-offs back in March and many stocks have yet to recover the years’ losses.
Even real estate is not immune to the pandemic’s effects as more people telecommute and alter their daily habits.
As a REIT investor, it’s natural to feel worried.
Many businesses have suffered falling revenue and cash flow, thus crimping their ability to service rents.
At the same time, tenants are also asking for assistance from REIT managers in tiding over the crisis, resulting in lower levels of distribution per unit (DPU).
With all that’s going on right now, should you still invest in REITs?