If You Love Dividends, You Should Check Out These 3 REITs

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Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, belong in the long-term portfolios of all income-seeking stock investors. The high income potential and favorable tax structure of REITs generally result in impressive dividends, and real estate appreciation can produce some pretty impressive growth over time. Here's why you should seriously consider adding some REITs to your long-term investment strategy, and three in particular you may want to consider.

Why REITs are great for dividend investors

Simply put, REITs are some of the best dividend stocks out there. As long as a REIT pays out at least 90% of its net income to shareholders, it isn't taxed on the corporate level, unlike most other dividend stocks.

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