Tag: REITs

Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs]: Are they in your portfolio?

May 29, 2020 / COVID-19 , Tags: , , ,

Vernon Litigation Group has researched and written about REITs for many years. Although having certain REITs in your portfolio can be ok, we are warning investors to do their due diligence regarding NON-Traded REITs. Often times we see financial advisors recommending these products outside of their clients risk parameters to receive high commissions, which can be financially damaging for their client. Furthermore, in these times of economic uncertainty, real estate […]

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Securities Regulators Scrutinize Potentially Unethical Commissions

Anyone contemplating an investment in a private or unlisted Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT, should consider the motivations of the broker and brokerage firm hawking it. Unlisted REITs are investments that aren’t traded on the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq market. As such, they can be difficult for investors to sell and difficult for investors to value. To overcome marketplace concerns, the managers and operators of private REITs […]

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Private and Unlisted REITs: Are They Safe

May 19, 2014 / Blog Posts , Tags: ,

As attorneys who regularly represent investors, we believe the unique problems and risks associated with unlisted REITs are now coming home to roost. Although unlisted REITs may tout the fact they have outperformed public REITs, we believe these products have added risks relating to valuation and redemption rights. These risks and concerns call in to question the appropriateness of these products for many investors, especially those with a limited liquid […]

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Victor Bayata

Victor Bayata is a partner at Vernon Litigation Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of business and investment litigation, arbitration (including FINRA, JAMS and AAA arbitration), employment disputes involving financial advisors and other investment professionals, and securities-related matters. Mr. Bayata currently assists clients in recovering losses caused by all manner of financial fraud and negligence involving a wide variety of investment-related matters, including master limited partnerships, hedge funds, […]

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