Equity REITs - These are the most popular type of REITs, and essentially act like a landlord. Their main revenue comes from rental income.

Mortgage REITs - These are REITs that invest in mortgages or mortgage-backed securities and generate their revenue from interest on their investments.

Retail REITs - They own or operate retail spaces, such as shopping malls, grocery stores or factory outlets.

Residential REITs - They own or operate residential spaces, such as apartments, student buildings or housing developments.

Healthcare REITs - They own or operate properties such as hospitals, care homes, medical offices or healthcare centres.

Office REITs - They own or operate properties such as office spaces, office parks or skyscrapers.

Industrial REITs - They own or operate properties such as industrial facilities, warehouses or distribution centres.

Infrastructure REITs - They own or operate properties such as energy pipelines, telecommunication towers or wireless infrastructure.

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