Real Estate

Alternatives like YieldStreet, RallyRoad, Fundrise are “Going Mainstream” as Investors Plan to Diversify, Milind Mehere Says

  Milind Mehere, founder and CEO of YieldStreet, a digital wealth management platform that aims to transform the way financial products are delivered and how wealth is created, notes that the world had to deal with major challenges during last year’s “roller coaster ride” due… Read More

Real Estate: Insurtech Lemonade Shares Strategies for Making Well-Planned Down Payments on Properties

Insurtech firm Lemonade has shared some important information regarding making down payments on properties. Team Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) writes in a blog post that when someone says they are “saving up” for a home, what they’re “really doing is saving up for a down payment.” The… Read More

LendInvest Shares Case Study Outlining Process of Stepping in with £3.6M Development Exit Loan Following Covid Delays

Property finance marketplace LendInvest has published a Case Study, which outlines the process of “stepping in with a £3.6m development exit loan following Covid delays.” You may also view LendInvest’s Development Exit products and complete range of short-term lending options by visiting the company’s intermediaries… Read More

Real Estate Investing Platform addy Launches Affiliate Program With Fintel Connect

  Real estate investing platform, addy, announced on Tuesday it recently launched its affiliate program in partnership with Fintel Connect. Founded in 2018, addy describes itself as an online investment platform that allows everyone to invest in real estate for as little as $1. “The hottest… Read More

LenderClose Unveils Home Equity Lending Solution “Home Equity Express”

  LenderClose, a U.S.-based proprietary, technology-focused lending platform, announced on Wednesday it has launched Home Equity Express (HEx), which is described as a cloud-native technology for placement of collateral verification data and reports through an intelligent, automated workflow, reducing the time it takes credit unions and… Read More

Digital Lending Software Provider Blend to Acquire Title365 from Mr. Cooper Group

Lending software provider Blend says it has entered into a definitive agreement with Mr. Cooper Group (NASDAQ: COOP) to acquire Title365, a provider of title insurance and settlement services. Blend will acquire Title365 for approximately $422 million, reflecting an enterprise value of $500 million, less… Read More

Alternative Investment Platform Debitum Recommends Companies should Invest in Loans Secured with Real Estate

Lithuania-based Debitum, which offers borderless small business financing, notes that many people are now beginning to understand that making smart investments can be a good way save money for later or for making bigger purchases. However, Debitum claims that companies or businesses “rarely” think about… Read More

Yann Murciano, CEO at Blend Network, Reveals Why He Launched UK-based P2P Online Lending Platform

The team at UK-based Blend Network, an online P2P lender, notes that today’s “online” or digital world has made it easy for us to engage in e-commerce, work online or remotely, and even make investments via Internet-based platforms. Blend Network confirms that they’ll be conducting… Read More

SPACs and Real Estate Crowdfunding: Berlin’s iFunded, Klickown are Partnering Investunity AG so they Can Soon be Listed

Crowdinvesting or crowdfunding for real estate has long been considered a major potential market. However, there are a number of platforms that have downsized during the past year, even some established players like Exporo. Notably, the first Germany-based firm that’s set to go public through… Read More

EstateGuru Reports €320.2M in Total Financed Loans Since 2014, 7.7% Default Rate but No Expected Capital Loss

EstateGuru, an Estonia-based peer-to-peer lender facilitating secured loans, has released its loan portfolio overview report for the month of February 2021. EstateGuru reports that in February, they continued to apply their “proactive” business model, and this led to the financed loan amount exceeding €10M (again),… Read More

LendInvest Enlists Jumio to Speed Up Lending with New Identification Verification Process

Property finance marketplace LendInvest has enlisted Jumio to streamline LendInvest’s digital application process for its Buy-to-Let (BTL) product.  According to a note from LendInvest, the company will now incorporate Jumio’s biometric ID verification technology to speed up the lending process. LendInvest says this partnership makes… Read More

VC Firm Thomvest Talks Fintech: “Increasingly Complex Financial Transactions Are Moving Online”

Thomvest is a VC firm that is heavy into Fintech with investments in firms like SoFi and Figure or Kabbage and Creditjusto. Several investments (IE Kabbage and SoFi) have been successfully exited, while others remain portfolio companies. Overall, Thomvest touts 9 investments in unicorns and… Read More

Tokenizing Real Estate: tZERO Partners with Earn.re

tZERO has partnered with Earn.re a digital asset issuance platform for real estate securities. According to a release, tZERO ATS and Earn.re will work together on commercial real estate tokenization. Earn’s network of U.S.-based commercial property issuers will now be able to elect to provide… Read More

tZERO Joins with ROI to Tokenize Dubai Real Estate

tZERO has partnered with ROI Group, a real estate development company, to digitize up to $50 million of preferred equity in a luxury hotel and residential development located in downtown Dubai, according to a release. The tokenization will utilize the Tezos Blockchain. This is said… Read More

Property Finance Platform LendInvest Confirms that Supporting Limited Company Buy-to-Let Clients is one of their “Specialties”

Property finance platform LendInvest notes that supporting Limited Company Buy-to-Let clients is one of their “specialties,” with criteria tailored to support professional and portfolio landlords to “get the most out of our product range.” At LendInvest’s recently-held 2021 Broker Kick Off Event, their expert BDM… Read More

Online P2P Lender Blend Network Reports Strong Performance, Reveals it has Record Number of Lenders Active on Platform

Online peer-to-peer lender Blend Network notes that the UK was the world’s first country to authorize and begin administering the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on December 8, 2020. The vaccine had been on track to immunize 15 million individuals by February 15, 2020. The immunization efforts have… Read More

LendInvest Selects 35 Brokers as Strategic Partners

Property finance platform LendInvest has announced Strategic Partners for 2021 with 35 broker firms joining the program.  LendInvest explains that they recognize key broker firms as those that submit a high level of consistent business to LendInvest. Strategic Partners may access dedicated staff to service… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Now Over $27 Million, Up 5.45% Month-over-Month, Over $172,000 in Monthly Trading Volume: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), which aims to reinvent capital markets with blockchain-based security tokens, has published its January’s edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate report. The report, which was released on February 22, 2021, notes that their security token market tracking site… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform for Real Estate, Ubitquity, Is Partnering LavaTrust to Streamline Closing Operations

Ubitquity LLC, an enterprise-grade blockchain-enabled platform for real estate and title recordkeeping, is teaming up with LavaTrust Consultancy in order to gain key insights into the US real estate closing sector. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada, LavaTrust Consultancy aims to bring its industry expertise and… Read More

OakNorth Bank Reports £5.6 Million Loan to Convert Vacant Pub and Hotel to Mixed Use

OakNorth Bank says it has completed a £5.6 million loan to convert vacant pub and hotel, Antigallican Hotel, in Charlton into a mixed-use building with 60 studio apartments. The loan was made to Gallican Investments Limited, which is led by the team behind Dandi founded… Read More

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