Meet America’s New Landlords: REITs

Three years ago Aaron Edelheit was working out of his living room, buying foreclosed properties, and putting them up for rent. Today he is CEO of The American Home Real Estate Investment Trust, one of the first REITs investing only in single family rental homes.

“We think the foreclosure crisis has allowed a couple of firms such as ours to get size and scale to start institutionalizing a very large market,” said Edelheit.

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