Real Estate

CoAssets Launches New Real Estate Subsidiary for Full Spectrum of Real Estate Services

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CoAssets Limited, a Singapore-founded Fintech firm that is listed on the ASX (ASX:CA8), has launched a newly incorporated subsidiary, CoAssets Real Estate (Care) Pte Ltd. CoAssets described the new subsidiary as part of the company’s long-term growth strategy. The new CoAssets subsidiary will provide “a… Read More

Money360 Announcement: Closes $35.6 Million in Loans During December 2016

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it closed a record $35.6 million in commercial real estate loans in December 2016. The marketplace lender revealed that December’s transactions reflect short-term bridge loans for a mix of property types, including retail, office and… Read More

Wellesley Aims to Raise £1.5M on Seedrs for Further Expansion

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Peer to peer lending platform Wellesley has been crowdfunding on Seedrs for almost a month to raise £1.5M (approximately $1.82M). The campaign is currently restricted to Wellesley customers so it is hard to track. Investors have the chance to buy shares in the P2P platform… Read More

RE/MAX Malaysia Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over MYR 300,000

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Kellerhhof International Sdn Bhd led RE/MAX Malaysia‘s equity crowdfunding campaign over the past month to aim to raise MYR 200,000 (approximately $45,000).  The campaign on CrowdPlus.asia finished yesterday and resulted in RE/MAX Malaysia successfully surpassing its minimum goal, raising MYR 322,888 (approximately $72,000).  RE/MAX Malaysia offered… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform EquityMultiple Expects Investment Volume to Grow by an Order of Magnitude

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Real estate crowdfunding may possess the biggest potential within the sector of online investment marketplaces. The ability to make a popular asset class more accessible to a wider audience simply makes sense. Both debt and equity investment opportunities in real estate are available across multiple… Read More

Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017

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Last year due to time constraints I was unable to publish my list of Crowdfunding/Fintech predictions for 2016. This year I am back once again, for better or worse, peering deep into my crystal ball with a list of prognostications for the coming year. The… Read More

Fundrise Update: Two eREITs Close at $50 Million Each

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Fundrise has morphed from a single property crowdfunding platform to a diversified real estate investment marketplace with the launch of their eREIT offerings. Fundrise has gone back to their Reg A roots by leveraging the updated securities exemption allowing any investor the option to purchase… Read More

HomeUnion Ranks Highest Growth Single Family Rental Markets. Seattle Tops the List

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Online real estate management firm, HomeUnion, has published a list of single-family rental (SFR) rental markets in the US that pinpoints the highest growth markets. According to their data, Seattle tops the list, with house rent growth of 6.7 percent.  On the other end of the… Read More

Avesta Communities Secures $2.25M Through RealtyShares For Orlando Apartment Complex

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RealtyShares announced on Thursday its community of investors raised $2.25 million to recapitalize and fund the renovation of Avesta Communities’ Bridgewater complex, a 344-unit apartment community located in Orlando, Fla. According to RealtyShares, Avesta Communities recently acquired the property below its appraised value and planned to perform… Read More

SmartBiz Announces New Online SBA Commercial Real Estate Loan

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SmartBiz Loans, an online SBA marketplace and bank-enabling technology platform, announced on Wednesday it will now offer SBA 7(a) Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Loans up to $5 million to eligible business owners based in the U.S. According to the company, the CRE loans are now available… Read More

FCA Launches Study to See if Mortgage Sector Needs More Competition

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a market study to review the mortgage sector. The research hopes to determine whether or not there is sufficient competition in this sector of finance.  Competition helps consumers as providers are compelled to provide better services.  When a… Read More

RealtyShares Completes Initial Close of Diversified Marketplace Equity Fund

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On Monday, RealtyShares announced it completed the initial close of its diversified marketplace equity fund. According to the real estate crowdfunding platform, the fund is set to enable investors to access a diverse portfolio of real estate investments through a single contribution. RealtyShares revealed that… Read More

Money360 Provides $1.9M Permanent Loan for Ohio Property

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On Monday, commercial real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced it has provided financing of $1.9 million for a single-tenant retail building in Dayton, Ohio. The building, which is currently 100 percent leased to Panera Bread, is reportedly located next to the Dayton Mall. Money360 reported… Read More

Property Partner: Investments in Infrastructure & Technology Inject New Confidence in British Economy

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British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the annual autumn statement late last month and underlined the UK’s numerous economic weaknesses that the Brexit vote only enunciated.  As Brexit negotiations continue between now and 2019, Britain will have to tackle its poor productivity record, particularly… Read More

RealtyMogul.com MogulREIT Lowers Minimum Investment to $1000

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RealtyMogul.com has lowered the minimum necessary to invest in their first REIT or MogulREIT I to $1,000. Previously, the minimum investment was $2,500. RealtyMogul.com CEO Jilliene Helman said their goal was to give more investors the opportunity to invest in unique real estate investments on… Read More

CapitalRise Announces Third Deal: Offers Investors A Chance to Invest in Luxury £106M Knightbridge Development

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CapitalRise, a London-based property investment platform, is launching its third deal with the chance for everyday savers to invest in a development of five townhouses and four apartments in Knightsbridge worth £106 million. The website has reportedly raised £1million for each of its first two offerings on… Read More

RealtyShares Announcement: More Than $5.1M Has Been Raised For Nashville Dining Franchise Net Lease Deals

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RealtyShares announced on Thursday a total of  $5,144,000 has been raised through its real estate crowdfunding marketplace for the acquisition and development of four free-standing triple net (NNN) leased quick service restaurants in Nashville, Tennessee. According to RealtyShares, the tenants, which includes three Checkers and… Read More

Bill Lanting Named Vice President of Commercial Debt Originations at RealtyShares

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Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Wednesday it has appointed Bill Lanting as Vice President of Commercial Debt Originations. Lanting reportedly brings real estate financing experience to RealtyShares and was previously an executive with Radisson and Wyndham Hotels. Nav Athwal, RealtyShares Founder and CEO,… Read More

Sold Out: Fundrise’s Income eREIT Nears $50 Million Cap

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Fundrise has announced that is Income eREIT is “almost sold out” with less than 10% of the $50 million cap available for investors.  The debt based real estate crowdfunding vehicle has recently declared a dividend of 11.25% through December 2016. Fundrise’s eREIT approach has replaced… Read More