Cash-strapped buyers turn to crowdfunding to raise a down payment



A growing number of aspiring homeowners are turning to crowdfunding platforms as a way of raising funds to cover their down payments. Crowdfunding platforms such as HomeFundMe and Feather the Nest have recently emerged, catering specifically for the home down payment market, Realtor.com reports. The idea is that wannabe homeowners can use the platforms to […]

DiversyFund Launches $50 Million Growth Fund for Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate Deals



DiversyFund, a crowdfunding platform recently launched a $50 million growth fund for multi-family and commercial real estate deals.

Preferred Equity Financing Raised by First RealFund for Brooklyn Apartment Building



According to a press release, First RealFund, a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform which is headquartered in New York City, has raised

RealtyShares Featured on Airbnb



According to an article in Crowdfund Insider.com, Airbnb is now featuring RealtyShares as a financing resource.

iMate Apple Docking, Synching & Charging Station Exceeds Kickstarter Goal in 1 Day



iMate, an all-in-one docking station attracted a lot of interest on Kickstarter, more than achieving its goal in a single day. With iMate, users can plug, charge and sync all Apple devices at the same time using a dual Type-C power delivery docking station.

DomaCom Crowdfunding Platform to Integrate with Major Real Estate Platform



According to news.com.au, a major Australian real estate platform has come to an agreement with DomaCom. This agreement will see the company’s real estate listings integrated into DomaCom’s crowdfunding platform.

Real Estate Crowdfunding Site, HomeFundMe, Expands



A new benefit scheme by real estate crowdfunding platform HomeFundMe gives employers the chance to offer employees a new benefit that will help with the down payment on a house. Currently, many employers offer numerous

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Trends to Watch in 2018



Real estate crowdfunding is a growing industry of great interest for realtors and investors. A report on Crowdfunding for Real Estate by crowdsourcing.org anticipated a $3.5 billion growth

First-time buyers turn to crowdfunding, and lenders are backing it



Would be home buyers who can’t afford to save for a down payment are increasingly looking at crowdfunding options to fund their home purchases.

RealtyShares lands $28M funding round to expand beyond crowdfunding



Real estate crowdfunding and investing platform RealtyShares has just landed a fresh funding round worth $28 million. The company, offers a crowdfunding

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