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 19 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $12.35B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income

The largest REIT ETF is the Schwab U.S. REIT ETF SCHH with $4.37B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the SRET at 7.40%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the JPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF BBRE in 06/15/18.


LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN13.99%
KBWYInvesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF7.50%
ROREHartford Multifactor REIT ETF7.02%
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF6.22%
WREIInvesco Wilshire U.S. REIT ETF6.20%


BBREJPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF--
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate2.21%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF2.39%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF2.78%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF3.19%

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 ETF153.43%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF21.61%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN16.66%
LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN13.15%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF11.44%


BBREJPMorgan BetaBuilders MSCI U.S. REIT ETF1.84%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate3.06%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF4.40%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF4.74%
MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B 5.47%

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