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Came across this actively managed real estate fund for the first time today.

With a name like I wonder if it's managed by Jack Sparrow. That's Captain... Jack Sparrow.


This is the tail end of some months of off and on input to a young friend who has been asking about investing in real estate. He was all hot under the collar at the start to get into actual properties to flip, accumulate and self manage. I don't know if he got into Rich Dad, Poor Dad, TV flipper shows or what. Anyway way premature IMHO for him given his still small total holdings. He's just gotten to where he's max'd 401K contributions to the level his employer will match.

Got him to set up a Roth IRA and invest there next after 401k. Also got him considering REIT's, he'd not heard of them. See's the advantage for him over buying individual properties at this point.

From there got him to looking at VNQ as a starting point and a couple broader market ETFs. Is young with a taste for blood so in addition to SPY I pointed him at Russell 2000 and QQQ (yeah I know... but you have to play to your audience a bit).

Then low and behold today he sees that RRRRx is an offering in his 401K. Looks interesting.
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