As the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at record lows, investors looking for yield have flocked to the mREIT sector, which flaunts massive dividend yields because of tax laws requiring a large portion of earnings to be distributed to shareholders.
However, investors are beginning to wonder if mREITs will get burned if interest rates quickly tick higher or repo-financing markets become more expensive.
In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer tell investors how they feel about the industry on a "Bearish/Bullish" 1 to 10 scale.
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