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3 Top REIT ETFs to Buy

[Updated: Sep 10, 2020 ] Sep 10, 2019 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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Buying a REIT ETF eliminates the need to research and evaluate individual REITs. Plus, since most REITs invest in a single type of commercial property, a REIT ETF can give you broader exposure to commercial real estate assets.
ETF (Symbol) Total Assets Expense Ratio Dividend Yield
Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund (NYSEMKT: VNQ) $64 billion 0.12% 3.9%
Schwab U.S. REIT ETF (NYSEMKT: SCHH) $5 billion 0.07% 2.8%
iShares Global REIT ETF (NYSEMKT: REET) $2 billion 0.14% 5.0%

Data source: Vanguard, Schwab, and iShares.

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