Secondly another disadvantage is that since property companies are taxed on their profits , their is no full tax transparency .
Investing in property shares Investing indirectly means purchasing shares of companies that hold large portfolios of securities on behalf of their share holders.
Indirect investing is a great opportunity for those who are willing to start investing with a small amount, having no previous knowledge or experience of stock market’s ups and downs.
Investors can create diversified property portfolios’ of property company shares at relatively low costs and in most cases, buying into diversified property portfolios in acquiring those shares. Finally since the price of publicly traded shares are known at any given time, there are no uncertainties as to the value of them.
This is a contrast to direct investment with the buying and selling of real property, whereby it can take a matter of days to establish the values.