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A good friend of mine (who posts here) sent me an email late yesterday, asking me to take a look at the posts on our Board on this thread.

Well, my friends, I am pretty much at a loss for words - which doesn't happen to me very often. And, truth to tell, I am a bit more than a little embarrassed. I very much thank you for having taken the time to let me know that you have appreciated my scribblings.

As I readily acknowledge, I don't get 'em all right, but am really delighted that my postings have been, at times, profitable, as well as appreciated, and that they have contributed to investor knowledge about this really rewarding (most of the time) and interesting asset class. Part of my mission in life, besides being a good husband, father and "dog parent," is to make people aware of the investment opportunities in REITs; that is why I wrote that book. There is still a ton of misinformation out there about them, and anything I can do to increase our understanding I do with pleasure.

And, in response to your posts, I will be sure to continue to post here as often as I'm able to - albeit probably not weekly as in the past. One possibility is to post more irregularly and with fewer words, and I will give that some thought. And I will, at the least, post my writings for SNL Financial after they've been out there for a couple of weeks' time. Meanwhile, if you have a specific question you think I can help with, please put my name (Ralph, Reitnut, Reitdog, whatever) in the caption of the post, which will flag my attention when I drop by on occasion.

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