Crowdfunding for Real Estate: Revolutionizing Property Investment in the 21st Century

Real estate remains one of the most popular and strategic ways for investors to diversify their portfolios. A PWC Global Industry Report forecasts the expansion of the global investable real estate universe. Such growth will come in the backdrop of technology innovation, sustainability, and creative ownership models.  Traditionally, investors had to buy 100% of any

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Crowdfunding Down Payment Instead of a Wedding Registry

In the past, most couples hoping to get married would start up a wedding registry but now so many have lived together, sometimes for many years, that they typically own most of the stuff you’d find on a wedding registry. However, actually owning a home is a different matter and is why crowdfunding a down

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5 Crowdfunding Real Estate Trends For 2019

A few years ago, real estate development was available for investors to make the investment through private equity in any development company through reits (real estate investment trust). But with the introduction of crowdfunding method in real estate business, now real estate investors can depend on different crowdfunding sites to make investments from the best

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GROUNDFLOOR, a crowdfunding lending platform, raises $4.2M in funding

Real estate lending platform GROUNDFLOOR recently raised an extra $4.2 million in funding, bring its total amount raised $6.2 million in the last two years.

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding Right For You?

When Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) in 2012, the goal was to help small businesses find capital outside of traditional lending institutions to

The Evolution of Real Estate Crowdfunding

As a concept, crowdfunding began as a way to bring entrepreneurs and large networks of ordinary people together. It uses social media and dedicated websites to create entrepreneurial opportunities that weren’t easily accessible before.

Crowdfunding in Switzerland Reaches Record Highs

The crowdfunding market in Switzerland reached a record high volume of CHF374.5 million in 2017, an increase of almost 3 times more compared to the previous year. Much of the increase is driven by investments in real estate and financing of SMEs. The growth was monitored by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

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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

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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

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