Along with most of the market, these top mortgage REITs to buy have been trounced. Most of this can be traced back to rising interest rates. After all, higher rates typically reduce net interest margins, reduce the value of mortgage-backed securities, and increase concerns that those with variable-rate mortgages won’t be able to make payments.
However, don’t write off these REITs just yet. Even after substantial price declines, many are still paying out impressive dividend yields.
Additionally, these REITs are so out of favor and feared right now that it may be time to start buying when there’s blood in the streets.
Consider these mortgage REITs if the Federal Reserve pauses interest rate hikes.
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