All articles by Heike Van Den Hoevel

Heike Van Den Hoevel

Are real estate investment trusts the security investors need in volatile times?

Due to their diversification benefits, real estate investment trusts (REITs) make the average portfolio more resistant to turmoil in global property markets, and HNW investors are increasingly turning to REITs, freeing up wealth traditionally locked up in direct property, writes Heike van den Hoevel, senior analyst, wealth management, at Verdict Financial