Investors usually put their money in a mix of traditional assets, such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, believing that they are assembling a diversified portfolio. They believe that they have a “diversified” portfolio by investing in growth stocks, dividend stocks, corporate bonds, etc.
But often, these assets move up or down together, so if the stock market falls, the entire portfolio tumbles right along with it. During stressful times, asset classes have high correlations.
Many investors are not aware of the potential of alternative investments such as real estate, private lending, and other private market investment opportunities.
This short E-Book looks into various investment vehicles that utlize real estate collateralization as a form of investor protection.