REIT ETF Overview

REIT ETFs hold exclusively real estate investments trusts (REITs). These trusts own or finance income-producing real estate. They provide investors with regular distributions, diversifications, high liquidity and the potential of real estate capital appreciation.

REIT ETFs are part of the following market segments:

With 18 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $11.94B. The average expense ratio is 0.48%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest REIT ETF is the Schwab U.S. REIT ETF SCHH with $4.38B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the SRET at 6.93%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.


LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN9.96%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF7.31%
KBWYInvesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF7.30%
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF5.50%


BBREJPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF--
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate2.36%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF2.58%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF3.09%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF3.17%

top creations

REETiShares Global REIT ETF153.95
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF94.73
NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF19.29
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF19.15
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF7.38

top redemptions

ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-42.64
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF-20.70
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-14.29
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-5.53
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-1.13


ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF150.16%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF20.75%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN15.01%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF13.48%
LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN9.67%


BBREJPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF0.71%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate2.48%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF2.53%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund3.90%
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF4.23%

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