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A smart way to property investment

Reits, with their high liquidity and lower capital requirement, are a good option, especially for a beginner, says CAI HAOXIANG

Recession-proof: An investor should scrutinise the debt levels of a Reit. During an economic downturn, people will still shop for necessities, so shopping mall Reits may perform well. But an office Reit may not if businesses decide to close shop or move out. - FILE PHOTO

PROPERTY investing has always been popular in Asia and especially in land-scarce Singapore. The common conception of how one can invest in property is often limited to buying a Housing Board (HDB) resale flat or a private condominium.

For the beginner investor with limited capital, a...