02/02/2015 | by
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In the latest episode of ABC’s popular reality series “Shark Tank,” which aired on Jan. 30, Kevin O’Leary, chairman of O’Leary Funds and a member of the show’s panel of venture capitalists, touted the investment benefits of the REIT-based real estate investment.

Through REITs, investors "can get total diversification in real estate, total liquidity," he said. "I can buy and sell it any day I want and I'm going to get my yield of 4.5 percent, and I have 5,000 properties inside the REIT."

Watch the clip on abc.com.