Real Estate

UK Mortgage Market Showing Recovery Signs – Research Report

According to new data from Experian, mortgage applications in the first two months of 2024 showed positive signs that consumers are returning to the market, with numbers increasing 20% against the same period last year. The data shows that the market is still some way… Read More

tZERO Group Announces Park Street Tuscany Reg D Capital Raise via Securities Platform

tZERO Group Inc., an enabler of technology solutions for capital markets, is pleased to announce the launch of the Park Street Tuscany, LLC capital raise using the tZERO Securities platform. A venture comprising Park Street Development Group and Buena Vista Hospitality Group is leading “the… Read More

Cryptocurrency Ownership Among Younger Investors Now As Common As Real Estate Investments – Survey

When it comes to wealth, younger Americans (millennials and Gen Z) have catching up to do, the team at PolicyGenius noted in a recent update. Adult members of these generations “own just 74 cents for every $1 of wealth that baby boomers owned at the… Read More

Real Estate Tokenization Platform Reental Seeks to Raise $1.24 Million on Republic

A young real estate tokenization platform is raising money on Republic. According to the offering page, Reental is seeking $1.24 million in a Reg CF offering. The security is a “Crowd SAFE” with a 20% discount to a future event. The valuation cap has been… Read More

The Broader Impact of AI in the Real Estate Market

Generative AI [artificial intelligence] has taken the world by storm, especially with the proliferation of OpenAI’s massively popular ChatGPT. However, these generative AI models can potentially make an even greater impact than one might imagine. In the commercial real estate sector, generative AI has inspired… Read More

Fraudulent Activities: Majority of Property Managers Experienced Fraud in Past 2 Years – Report

Six out of 10 or 60% of property managers reportedly experienced fraud during the last two years, according to the latest TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) research which finds outdated risk assessment methods leading to alarming levels of late detection. As the rental market grew over the… Read More

Real Estate Firm HOMErs Secures £449,475 via Seedrs

HOMErs says that it delivers turn-key, contemporary modular homes designed for rapid assembly and disassembly. HOMErs has reportedly secured 89% of its £500,002 target (at the time of writing) via Seedrs with 22 days left in the company’s crowdfunding campaign. HOMErs has so far acquired… Read More

UK Mortgage Approvals Rising Shows Housing Market Recovery Is Moving in the Right Direction, Industry Professional Says

Karim Haji, Global and UK Head of Financial Services at KPMG, comments on the recent Money and Credit data from the Bank of England. Karim noted that mortgage approvals rising for the fifth month in a row shows the housing market recovery “is still moving… Read More

UK’s LendInvest Mortgages Reduces Rates and Announces BTL Offer to Support First-time Landlords

LendInvest Mortgages, the UK’s platform for mortgages, has announced a limited edition Easter incentive for its Buy-to-Let landlord customers as it reduces rates up to 15bps. The limited edition offer is targeted “at first-time landlords, and offers free valuations on Small HMO properties up to… Read More

Real Estate Report: US Property Market has 550 “Million-Dollar” Cities where Typical Home Is Worth $1M+

The U.S. real estate market has a record-high 550 “million-dollar” cities — cities where the typical home is worth $1 million or more — a new Zillow (Nasdaq: Z and ZG) analysis shows. That is 59 more million-dollar cities than a year ago,  “reversing losses… Read More

Real Estate Platform GenoCrowd Reports €1.38 Million Distributed in April

GenoCrowd, an online real estate investment platform, is reporting that it distributed €1.38 million to investors at the beginning of April. GenoCrowd described the distribution as a “milestone.” The total amount consists of complete repayments from three projects and interest payments from two projects. The… Read More

Real Estate Tech Firm Clear Capital Expands Partnership with Cherre, the Data Management Platform

Clear Capital, the national real estate valuation technology company, today announced an expanded partnership with Cherre, the real estate data management platform. Through Cherre’s API, customers now have “access to ClearAVM, Clear Capital’s automated valuation model (AVM), where they can map and set rules to… Read More

Real Estate focused Fintech Firm Built Announces Key Appointment

Built, a software platform designed to connect and simplify doing business in real estate, announced the appointment of technology industry veteran Pat Poels as Senior Vice President of Engineering, effective immediately. Poels joins the executive team and is responsible “for setting engineering priorities, driving innovation,… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, Natwest and Rightmove Invest in Proptech Coadjute

Three big banks – Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, and Natwest, along with Rightmove, have invested in the Proptech firm Coadjute. Lloyds Banking Group led the funding round, investing £3 million of the £10 million total raise. This round brings the company’s total raised to £23… Read More

Property Investment Platform CapitalRise Adds to Executive Bench

CapitalRise, an online investment platform for prime real estate, has added to its lending and origination teams with the addition of Business Development Director Imogen Willams and the promotion of Ed Groves to Associate. CapitalRise, which recently benefited from institutional funding commitments, said the new hire… Read More

Property Investment Platform Arrived Has Raised Over $37 Million, Retail Investors Can Access on Wefunder

  Arrived, an online investment platform enabling access to rental and vacation homes, is raising money on Wefunder. According to the offering page, Arrived raised over $37 million in a side-by-side offering. Smaller investors may participate in a Reg CF offering, and Accredited Investors may… Read More

Proptech Divvy Introduces Service to Assist Potential Homebuyers with Navigating Real Estate Markets

Adena Hefets, the co-founder & CEO of Divvy Homes, a Proptech company on a mission to make homeownership accessible to everyone, notes that the firm is introducing DivvyUp, which will help clients prepare for homeownership with confidence. Since Divvy’s founding in 2017, they’ve been committed… Read More

Real Estate Marketplace Pacaso Announces New Listings Across the US

Pacaso, the tech-enabled co-ownership marketplace for buying, owning, and selling luxury vacation homes, opens up thousands of new listings nationwide resulting in “a 200-fold increase in homes, with co-ownership opportunities now starting as low as $200,000.” Simultaneously, the company introduces its first suite of a… Read More

Alto Lists New Alternative Offering in Real Estate with Big Plan Holdings

Alto, a platform that enables individuals to invest in alternative assets, has listed a new alternative offering in real estate with Big Plan Holdings, a Nashville-based diversified family wealth office. Alto Securities has listed “the Edgehill 405 Broadway Alto Capital SPV on Alto Marketplace.” This… Read More

Following Bank Funding Line of £250 Million, CapitalRise Closes on £4.9 Million Property Financing

CapitalRise, a marketplace that enables smaller investors to participate in prime UK property developments, is reporting a £4.9 million loan for a Chelsea property. The financing closed in just four weeks. The funding follows the announcement that CapitalRise has received the backing of an unnamed… Read More

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