I only own them in my IRA accounts so I didn't know that as it has never come up.
So what that says is that the 2013 dividend rate change is a non event for mREITs. It makes you wonder why these tax articles are showing up in the news sections of the yahoo web pages for mREIT stocks since it is of no consequence.
The only way you can be affected is a change in the percentage you pay in income tax. Of course that would also be your rate when you withdraw money from your IRA..An increase in income tax is possible with the fiscal cliff debacle.