Most of you know that my REIT picks aren’t meant to generate extraordinary returns. I am most focused on principal preservation and modest price appreciation. Over time, I have found that owning shares in reliable dividend growers produces the most favorable returns without taking excessive risk.
As far as I’m concerned, Tanger is a real bargain today, especially when you consider the durability of the dividend stream. Remember that Tanger is one of just 13 REITs that has increased its dividend during the last recession – Tanger has paid and increased dividends for over 23 years in a row.
We are often asked by investors how they can manage the volatility of their REIT investments or create a more stable portfolio value while generating above average income. One of the primary ways investors increase the yield of their REIT portfolio is to lower their quality standards and buy higher