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Groundfloor Now Allows Real Estate Developers to Gain Pre Approval on Loans

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Groundfloor, a real estate lending and investing platform that allows anyone to participate directly in real estate investments, has launched a new product to make the lending process more easier for real estate investors. Groundfloor now allows certain developers to gain pre-approval on loans with… Read More

Real Estate Institute of Queensland is Launching a Blockchain-based Tenancy Agreement Platform

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is partnering with local tech firm Igloo, in order to develop a blockchain-powered tenancy agreement platform. The software solution is expected to launch by the end of this year, according to a company release. REIQ general manager Josh… Read More

In an Effort to Enlist More Brokers, LendInvest Joins MCI Mortgage Club Lender Panel

Leading UK Fintech and online mortgage provider LendInvest has joined MCI Mortgage Club’s lender panel. The move was said to be driven by the desire to offer the company’s Buy-to-Let mortgage products to a wider audience of brokers. Mortgage Club members will now have access… Read More

PeerStreet Named CRETech 2019 Real Estate Tech Award Winner

Real estate investment platform PeerStreet announced on Tuesday it won first place in CRETech’s 2019 Real Estate Tech Awards (RETAs for the Information & Intelligence – Crowdfunding category. According to PeerStreet, CRETech’s RETAS recognizes the year’s most innovative and cutting-edge companies that have played an integral role… Read More

CrowdStreet Debuts Diversified Opportunity Zone Fund

Real estate crowdfunding platform CrowdStreet announced on Monday the launch of its new Diversified Opportunity Zone Fund. According to CrowdStreet, the fund will focus on new development and redevelopment in small and mid-market U.S. Opportunity Zone communities with high growth potential. “A Qualified Opportunity Fund… Read More

WeWork’s Management Might Slash Company Valuation to Under $20 Billion, May Also Delay IPO

US real estate company and shared office space firm WeWork might slash the valuation it’s seeking as a public company to under $20 billion. The New York-based firm is also considering postponing its IPO, according to the Wall Street Journal. WeWork’s proposed valuation cut comes… Read More

Caliber Home Loans to Originate Mortgages on Figure’s Blockchain Platform Provenance

Caliber Home Loans, a privately-held financial services company and a leading mortgage provider, has become the first outside lender to utilize the blockchain-based platform Provenance. Provenance is the creation of Figure, a Fintech that provides Home Equity loans leveraging the Provenance blockchain as well. Figure/Provenance… Read More

Following the Tokenization of a Property Investment, Smartlands Plans Tokenized “Disruptive Fund” Investing in Fintechs & More

This past June, Smartlands announced the first UK property to be tokenized and offered to investors. The crowdfunding platform now reports that the project has closed fully funded. The student accommodation in the UK sought £1 million for a 30% equity stake in a property… Read More

Fundrise Opportunity Zone Fund Has Raised Over $22 Million

Real estate investment platform Fundrise has raised over $22 million for their Opportunity Fund. The information was revealed in a recent Form D 5o6c filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Fundrise Opportunity Fund benefits from the newly minted “Opportunity Zone” designation created… Read More

LendInvest Announces Rate Reduction for Buy to Let Loans, Adds Cashback on Legal Fees

LendInvest, a marketplace for property finance, has announced rate reductions for their products as well as a “cashback” program for legal fees. According to a release from the platform, LendInvest will now contribute up to  £750 for legal fees on “select LTVs.” Buy to Let… Read More

P2P Lender The House Crowd Crowdfunds on Seedrs

Peer to peer property investment platform the House Crowd is crowdfunding on Seedrs. Founded in 2012, the House Crowd explains that it has evolved from an FCA regulated P2P platform in the buy to let space to doing multi-million-pound property developments. The House Crowd states:… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Small Change Plans Opportunity Zone Fund

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change is planning to launch an Opportunity Zone fund enabling access to investments in the newly minted tax-advantaged designation. As explained by the IRS: “Qualified Opportunity Zones were created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These zones are… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Groundfloor Provides “Industry First” Giving Non Accredited Investors Access to Fractionalized Loans

Real estate investment platform Groundfloor has announced a new feature that the “wealthtech” company is claiming is an industry first. Groundfloor is now providing non-accredited investors access to fractionalized real estate loans so investors may better manage risk – something previously only available to accredited… Read More

Better.com Completes Series C Round With $160 Million in Funding

U.S.-based homeownership platform Better.com announced on Monday it closed its Series C funding round at $160 million, bringing its total funding to $254 million in total. According to Better.com, Activant Capital, Ping An Global Voyager Fund, Ally Financial, Citi, AGNC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan… Read More

Update: Property Investment Platform Yielders Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £660,000 in Funding Secured

Yielders, a property investment platform based in the UK, completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of £661,135 in funding raised. Through the funding round, Yielders offered 4.76% in equity with a £10,004,118 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Yielders claims to be… Read More

Tandem Bank to Offer “Crowd Designed” Mortgages

Challenger bank Tandem has announced the impending launch of a new “crowd-designed” mortgage product for UK consumers.  In a release, Tandem said it plans to offer competitive mortgages to first-time buyers and “property ladder hopefuls” based on a range of financial data points. Tandem said… Read More

EstateGuru: “We are going to put Estonia on the map,” Seeks to Carve Out €5 Billion of European Real Estate Financing Market

EstateGuru, a crowdfunding platform based in Estonia, is out with a release predicting it will claim €3-5 billion of the European real estate financing by 2025 EstateGuru adds that approximately 70% of SMEs lack access to credit and this is a major constraint to their… Read More

Overfunding: Prop-Tech Startup Brickowner Secures £225,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

Prop-tech startup Brickowner has successfully secured its initial £225,000 funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. The company is currently offering 2.31% in equity at a £9,504,690 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Brickowner reported investment through its platform has grown from £347,000… Read More

EstateGuru, a Marketplace for Short-Term, Property Backed Loans, Launches in Portugal

EstateGuru, an online marketplace for secured, short term loans, has launched in Portugal, according to a note from the company. EstateGuru is now providing crowdfunding services in six different countries including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, and Spain. EstateGuru said by opening in the Portuguese market… Read More

Small Change Raises Capital for Homeless Housing in Los Angeles, Targets 9% Return for Investors

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change is raising capital for a homeless housing project in Los Angeles. As most people may know. Los Angeles has a profound problem with its growing homeless population and the city is struggling to come up with solutions. To quote… Read More

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