Real Estate

Jean-Sébastien Drolet, RealStarter on Making Real Estate Investments Accessible

Crowdfund Insider had the opportunity to interview the co-founder of Canadian real estate crowdfunding platform, RealStarter. Jean-Sébastien Drolet is a Université Laval graduate who is leveraging his legal training in his work in the real estate market, along with co-founder and programmer Do Nguyen and real estate… Read More

Sharestates Receives Emerging Real Estate Platform Nomination For the LendIt Conference Industry Awards

Real estate crowdfunding platform Sharestates announced on Thursday it received a nomination for LendIt Conference Industry Awards’ emerging real estate platform award. The winner will be announced on March 7th at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Speaking about the nomination, Allen Shayanfekr, co-founder and CEO of Sharestates, stated: “We… Read More

Washington D.C. Suburb Complex Marlboro Pike Seeks $445,000 on Small Change For Renovations

On Thursday, real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced the launch of its latest offering. Marlboro Pike, which is located just outside Washington D.C., is seeking $442,000 to renovate and increase bedroom count of 21 of the 44 affordable housing units. The complex is also incorporating solar… Read More

RealtyMogul.com Unveils New Retirement Investment Options for MogulREIT I & Adds Two New Assets

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul.com announced on Wednesday it will now be accepting retirement funds from self-directed IRAs as a new investment option for its MogulREIT I trust. The funding portal reported that the new investment option would allow investors to gain exposure to commercial real estate… Read More

Anaxago Opens Up French Real Estate Crowdfunding to Institutional Investors

Anaxago Immobilier, the real estate arm of leading French equity crowdfunding platform announced last Saturday that it has secured € 10 million of funding pledged by a group of French institutional investors, qualified investors, and family offices to finance real estate development projects alongside retail… Read More

ArborCrowd Announces $22.4 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal

ArborCrowd announced on Thursday the launch of its latest real estate investment opportunity that is open to accredited investors. According to the portal, the “Southern States Multifamily Portfolio” features three multifamily properties in both Alabama and Mississippi. As previously reported, Arbor Commercial Mortgage, announced the public launch of… Read More

Money360 Affiliate M360 Advisors Registers Fund with South Korea Financial Supervisory Service

Money360 announced on Monday its commercial real estate fund affiliate, M360 Advisors, successfully registered with the South Korea Financial Supervisory Service (FSS). According to the marketplace lending platform, the FSS registration allows South Korean hedge funds, corporations, pension funds, insurance companies, and other institutional investors to participate… Read More

CrediFi Secures $13 Million During Series B Funding Round Led By Liberty Israel Venture Fund With Participation From OurCrowd

CrediFi, a fintech and commercial real estate company, announced on Monday it raised $13 million during a Series B funding round led by Liberty Interactive’s Liberty Israel Venture Fund. Other investors in the round included 31 VENTURES Global Innovation Fund, along with existing investors Battery… Read More

Housing Whitepaper: Government Actions May Boost Online Lenders

The Housing Market is broken in the UK. The demand / supply imbalance has driven up prices of residential property not just in London but across the UK.  While good for sellers, buyers have struggled.  The UK government has recognized the economic challenge and has… Read More

Crowdfunding Success: Fundrise Passes IPO Target in Just 24 Hours, Stands at $14.6 Million

Real estate investment platform Fundrise has shared an update on their initial public offer (IPO) using Regulation A+, an offer we first uncovered in January. As we reported last week, Fundrise filed an amended Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the name of… Read More

Patch of Land Adds Executives Including New CFO and CMO

Real estate crowdfunding platform Patch of Land has announced several management changes with two executives. Min Lee will be joining the real estate marketplace as the Chief Financial Officer and Robert Greenberg has been appointed as its Chief Marketing Officer.  Patch of Land said the… Read More

DiversyFund Reveals: Monterey Investment Opportunity is Reaching Fulfillment

Real estate crowdfunding platform DiversyFund announced on Monday a seven thousand square foot luxury home investment opportunity in Monterey, California is nearing fulfillment. The project, which is offering an 18% preferred return with an estimated nine to twelve-month investment term, raised 90% of its funding target.  According to DiversyFund,… Read More

Online Lender Credit Peers Launches to Provide Property Finance

New peer to business property lender Credit Peers has launched today. The online lender allows individuals to lend £500 and up for property transactions. Credit Peers says that lenders may invest within minutes of registration and borrowers may gain access to capital within weeks.  Investors… Read More

Jason Altieri, Former GC at Lending Club, Lands at Roofstock

Roofstock, an online marketplace that facilitates direct purchases of rental property, has announced the appointment of Jason Altieri as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. Altieri was previously General Counsel at publicly traded marketplace lending platform Lending Club (NYSE:LC).  Roofstock has been growing rapidly aided in… Read More

The House Crowd Points to Bleak Future for Over 55s & Retirement Expectations

The House Crowd, a property crowdfunding platform, has published survey results highlighting a nagging issue.  UK individuals that are nearing retirement (55+ years old), are woefully ill-prepared to retire. This is a common theme not just in the UK but around the world. Much of… Read More

Zoopla Acquires Residential Property Market Insight & Analytics Provider Hometrack

Zoopla Property Group (LSE:ZPLA) announced on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Hometrack, a provider of residential property market insights and analytics. Hometrack, which was established in 1999, notably provide residential property market insights, analytics, valuations and data services to over 400 partners including mortgage lenders, new… Read More

Money360 Funds $8.3 Million Bridge Loan for Jacksonville, Illinois Retail Center

Commerical real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Wednesday it has provided a bridge loan to the owner of a retail center in Jacksonville, Illinois. According to Money360, the $8.3 million loan is allowing the borrower to pay off a maturing loan on the Lincoln… Read More

Fundrise IPO Update: Minimum Raise of $1 Million at $5 per Share

The forthcoming Fundrise IPO was revealed last week as a public filing under “Rise Companies” was uncovered. Today, the Form 1-A has been updated revealing additional information regarding the self-crowdfunding campaign under Reg A+. According to the document, Fundrise will be offering up to 2… Read More

Fundrise is Crowdfunding Itself Under Reg A+

The other day Crowdfund Insider shared that Fundrise was preparing for its “Greatest Innovation Yet”, today we may have a bit more information. Fundrise is going to crowdfund itself. True to form, the real estate marketplace will use Reg A+ to raise capital and offer equity… Read More