In addition to the mREIT sector selling off this week, REITs that own physical property also took a beating.

As investors begin to wonder if fixed-income yields will rise if the Fed tapers its quantitative easing program, many dividend-focused stocks traded lower. In this video, Motley Fool financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss the REIT industry and tell investors if they think this sell-off is a signal to buy or sell. 

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