Real Estate

Money360 Milestone: Surpasses $1 billion in Loans Originated & Closed

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Real estate marketplace lender Money360 announced on Monday it has surpassed $1 billion in loans originated and closed since inception. The announcement comes just 11 months after the lending platform revealed it had hit $500 million. Launched in 2014, Money360 is described as a vertically-integrated, nationwide… Read More

LendInvest Funds £19.3 Million Development Loan

Online property lender LendInvest is reporting it has provided an industry leading developer with a £19.3 million loan to fund a large residential development in the South West. From instruction to completion, LendInvest took only 60 days to facilitate the development loan. LendInvest states that this… Read More

Securitize Partners with Elevated Returns on Security Tokens for Thailand

Almost immediately after revealing a $12.75 million funding round, Securitize has formed a partnership with Elevated Returns to boost their real estate tokenization program in Southeast Asia. Securitize is a token compliance platform and protocol for issuing and managing digital securities on the blockchain. Elevated Returns… Read More

Wealth Migrate Seeks Move to UK, Crowdfunds on Seedrs

Wealth Migrate, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has announced it’s intent to move from its South African roots to set up shop in the Capitol of Fintech – London, once all regulatory hurdles are cleared. In a release, Wealth Migrate expressed its opinion that the… Read More

RealCrowd Targets Opportunity Zone Investments

RealCrowd, a real estate crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, has launched a new marketplace to provide access to newly formed Opportunity Zone fund investments. According to RealCrowd, the new offering will focus solely on investments offered by third-party real estate sponsors that intend to be… Read More

UK Alternative Finance Market Grows 35% Aided by Institutional Participation, Some Segments Slow & Brexit Concerns are Significant

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has published its annual report on the UK alternative finance for 2017. This is the 5th UK benchmarking report CCAF has published. According to the research, overall the sector of finance grew 35% versus the year prior to… Read More

Small Change Leads Industry on Reg CF Real Estate Crowdfunding Offers

Small Change, a mission focused real estate investment platform, is one of a very few platforms offering real estate investments under Reg CF – the smallest securities crowdfunding exemption and the most difficult to work with. Envisioned as a vehicle to boost online capital formation,… Read More

Real Estate Investment Platform EquityMultiple Hires New CFO

EquityMultiple, an online real estate investment platform, has selected Brett Klein ahs their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Henry Kwong as Senior Director of Asset Management. Prior to joining EquityMultiple, Klein was a senior member of Colony Northstar – a listed, leading global real estate… Read More

One Year Report: Shojin Property Partners Has Raised £3 Million for UK Property

Young property crowdfunding platform, Shojin Property Partners, has shared an update on its one year anniversary following the 2017 launch of its FCA regulated site. According to Shojin, the platform has raised over £3 million across five projects throughout the UK during the last year…. Read More

Amazon: Fundrise Allows You to Invest in Property Near Amazon’s DC Headquarters with New eFund

Real estate investment platform Fundrise says it has been quietly accumulating property near the area Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just announced they will be establishing a new headquarters. Amazon’s east coast headquarters will create a huge economic impact for the DC/Northern Virginia market, not to mention… Read More

CrowdProperty Tops £25 Million in Property Lending

Peer to peer property lender, CrowdProperty, has just surpassed £25 million in funding for property projects. The announcement arrives soon after announcing the platform had topped £20 million in funding. In an email distributed to platform users, CrowdProperty stated: “Having today fully funded our 56th… Read More

Peer to Peer Lending Platform Kuflink Boosts Interest Rates on ISA and Auto Invest Products

Peer to peer property lender Kuflink has increased their interest rates on both the Innovative Finance ISA (IF ISA) and their auto-invest products. The investment platform says their 1, 3 and 5-year fixed-term investments have all increased and will now pay 5%, 6.1% and 7% pa… Read More

LendInvest Sees Opportunity in Buy to Let Outside London

LendInvest, an online marketplace for mortgages, has published the latest LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index report. The quarterly BTL Indes reviews 105 postcodes in England and Wales ranking four different characteristics: Rental Price Growth, Rental Yield, Transaction Volume, Capital Value Growth. According to LendInvest, key findings for… Read More

Patch of Land Adds Voice of Support for Real Estate Crowdfunding Sector Following RealtyShares News

Patch of Land, another early entrant in the real estate crowdfunding sector, has joined the growing chorus of platforms commenting on the demise of RealtyShares while expressing its confidence in the industry. Patch, one of the very first online property finance platforms, started as a… Read More

As RealtyShares Shuts Down, the Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry Ponders the Future

Earlier this week it was revealed that RealtyShares, a respected real estate crowdfunding platform that has originated just under $900 million in investment capital, was winding down operations. The turn of events was driven by the lack of available risk capital to keep the real… Read More

Crowdfunding Real Estate Platform RealtyShares to Shut Down as Money Runs Out

RealtyShares, one of the more promising entrants in the once-hot real estate crowdfunding sector, is shutting down, according to several sources. A write up in the RealDeal from earlier today said the investment platform had been unable to raise additional growth capital as investors failed to… Read More

Overfunding: Real Estate Platform 99home Quickly Surpasses £295,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

99homes, a UK-based hybrid agency that provides a one-stop shop service for clients looking to either sell or rent their property, has successfully secured its initial £295,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. Located in London, 99home stated it offers a competitively online priced package… Read More

Malaysia Adds Property Crowdfunding, Digital Tokens & Exchanges as Key Budget Priorities for 2019

In the 2019 budget speech by the Malaysia Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, the government introduced capital market measures designed to reinforce the role of tech in driving the economy. Lim explained: “We need to create an environment for our human talent… Read More

Prop-Tech Startup Brickowner Announces First Loan Redemption

Prop-tech startup Brickowner announced on Monday it has reached a significant milestone. The investment platform reported its first loan was redeemed securing investors an annual return of 8%. According to Brickowner, the loan was monitored and managed on behalf of the platform by E&H Ltd. and… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform iintoo Offers “First of its Kind” Principle Protection with Launch of Epiic

Real estate crowdfunding platform iintoo is offering a new service. The investment platform is now providing principle protection for accredited investors using their platform. The new service dubbed “Epiic” or Equity Protection Investment Community is similar to a self insured vehicle. iintoo has hooked up… Read More

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