In this video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer tells us why, when you invest in mortgage REITs -- which are much more fluid mortgage securities that are bought, traded and sold, rather than products that consumers keep coming back for -- you should be looking not at the mortgages themselves but at the team managing those investments.


Annaly Capital Management, one of the more well-known mortgage REITs, has a history of paying huge dividends to shareholders. But there are some crucial issues investors have to understand about Annaly's business model before buying the stock. In this brand-new premium research report on the company, our analyst runs through these absolute must-know topics, as well as the future opportunities and pitfalls of their strategy. Click here now to claim your copy.

The article The Right Way to Think About Mortgage REITs originally appeared on Fool.com.

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