For years real estate has proven to be an excellent long-term investment. Today, Real Estate Investment Trusts or “REITs” allow people to include large-scale real estate (like shopping malls, warehouses or even resorts) in their portfolios without having to own the property. Many REITs are publicly traded on a stock exchange and provide high dividends. Could they be a good choice for you?

Click the link above to learn how REITs have become adopted in markets throughout the world, and why they’re a hedge against currency volatility.