With interest rates still at rock-bottom levels, investors are searching far and wide for income-producing investments. One sector that has grabbed a lot of attention is the equity REIT industry because of its big dividends.

In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financial show, Where the Money Is, analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer rank their favorite REITs. Their list includes Realty Income, American Tower, and National Retail Properties.

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