An asset class that includes investments in commercial properties, apartment complexes, and retail space outside of the US.
Ellevest Digital and Premium investment portfolios that include International Real Estate in the investment mix do so through real estate investment trusts (REITs) and REIT exchange-traded funds.
REITs allow investors to buy shares in real estate portfolios that receive income from a variety of properties. Rents are paid out as dividends. REITs provide income, inflation protection, and diversification benefits.