Real Estate

LendInvest Update: Named Exclusive Lender on First Phase of 5,750 New Home Projects Located in Kent

Online lending platform LendInvest announced on Friday it has been named exclusive lender of a long-term development scheme that aims to build up to 5,750 new homes outside Dover in Kent. According to the online lender, the borrower, Halsbury Homes, currently owns a site in Whitfield, four… Read More

Real Estate Marketplace Roofstock Hits $1 Billion in Transactions & Upsized Series Funding Round to $42 Million

On Thursday, real estate marketplace Roofstock announced it has surpassed $1 billion in property transactions since the launching of its marketplace in 2016. The online lender also revealed it has upsized its Series C funding round to $42 million, which represents a 20% increase over the initial… Read More

PeerStreet Announces New Investment Product “30-Day Notes”  

On Wednesday, PeerStreet announced the launch of its new investment product, 30-Day Note, to provide increased liquidity for accredited investors at 30-day terms. According to the online lender, the 30-Day Notes product was launched quietly in October as a pilot program, is now offered monthly. It provides… Read More

Joy Schoffler Joins PE Firm Casoro Capital as Chief Strategy Officer

Joy Schoffler, a well known persona in the investment crowdfunding world, has joined private equity group Casoro Capital as Chief Strategy Officer. Schoffler founded and managed Leverage PR, a marketing firm that worked with many crowdfunding platforms, Fintechs and funding campaigns. In early 2017 after… Read More

Realty Mentors Announces New Investment Advisory Firm for the Commercial Real Estate Sector

  Realty Mentors, an affiliate company of CreditVest and a commercial real estate diligence and underwriting firm headquartered in Pittsburg, announced on Monday its new investment advisory business, which specifically offers advice and analysis of commercial real estate investment opportunities for individual investors. The company… Read More

Property Partner To Now Offer Direct Investment in Commercial Property

UK-based property crowdfunding platform Property Partner announced on Monday it is now offering direct investment in commercial property. The funding portal revealed that it will now enable non-institutional investors to buy and sell shares in a range of handpicked commercial properties. “Unlike traditional funds, which… Read More

Digital Buy-to-Let Broker Property Master Now Looking to Raise £250,000 on Seedrs

Property Master, a UK-based digital buy-to-let broker, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is looking to raise £250,000 through the funding round. Founded in 2016, Property Master states its fintech program enables real-time access to every deal from every lender so that… Read More

RealtyShares Releases 2017 Year in Review (Infographic)

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares took a look back at 2017 with its Year-in-Review. While sharing details about the past twelve months the funding portal revealed: “Disruption in the commercial real estate industry hit a fever pitch in 2017. We saw a change in the tax code,… Read More

Real Estate Tech Exec Suresh Srinivasan Joins Roofstock as CMO

Roofstock, a leading US online marketplace for buying and selling leased single-family rental homes, announced the strategic hire of Suresh Srinivasan as chief marketing officer. Srinivasan has 20 years’ experience leading marketing, product, and e-commerce functions at Fortune 500 and high-growth tech startups. Most recently… Read More

Former Rockwood Capital Partner Joins RealtyMogul as Chief Investment Officer

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul has announced the appointment of Chris Fraley as Chief Investment Officer. RealtyMogul says that Fraley has served as their interim Chief Investment Officer since June 2017, and has now joined full-time to continue overseeing credit and asset management for RealtyMogul’s… Read More

Real Estate Platform Groundfloor Shares $5M Reg A+ Plans, Now Accepting Non-Accredited Investors from All 50 States

Atlanta-based real estate investment platform Groundfloor has received regulatory approval to raise money under Reg A+. This crowdfunding offer has been in the works for some time now;  like all Reg A offers, the issuer must by scrutinized by the SEC before any securities may be… Read More

AlphaFlow Adds Chris Woida as Chief Investment Officer

AlphaFlow, an alternative real estate investment platform, has expanded management team with addition of Chris Woida as co-Chief Investment Officer. Woida will serve as co-CIO alongside the firm’s CEO Ray Sturm, who will act as both CEO and co-CIO. AlphaFlow described the hiring as a… Read More

Online Lender LendInvest Lent £500 Million to Finance c.1800 UK Homes in 2017

Online lending platform LendInvest announced on Thursday it lent £500 million to help professional property investors, developers and landlords buy, build or renovate c.1800 homes in 2017. The online lender revealed that this marks a 33% increase on 2016’s £375 million lending record. LendInvest has now lent… Read More

Money360 Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Commercial Real Estate Loans Closed; M360 Advisors Hits $300 Million in Assets

Real estate marketplace lender Money360 announced on Wednesday it has surpassed $500 million in commercial real estate loans closed since inception, which includes $357 million in loans closed for 2017. According to Money360, the milestone comes on the heels of other recent successes, including the initiation of… Read More

Mitty Group Secures Nearly £2 Million in Funding From Assetz Capital to Develop Two New Residential & Leisure Sites in Merseyside

Earlier this month, Liverpool-based property developer Mitty Group secured £1,982,000 worth of funding from UK-based peer-to-peer lender Assetz Capital to develop two new residential and leisure sites in Merseyside. Established in 2013, Mitty Group is one of Liverpool’s fastest growing property development and investment companies. It specializes… Read More

RealtyMogul Adds New “Chief People Officer” to Executive Staff

RealtyMogul has hired a new “Chief People Officer” to incorporate “progressive human resource strategies.” Soley Van Lokeren has been added to the real estate investment platform’s executive team to handle the new responsibilities. Van Lokeren will join is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources department, which… Read More

EquityMultiple CEO Charles Clinton Highlights Real Estate Opportunities & Disruption, Reflections on 2017, Predictions for 2018… But Not the Secrets to the Platform’s Success

CEO Charles Clinton and CIO Marious Sjulsen co-founded EquityMultiple with a shared vision of transforming real estate investing through tech and by providing new access to private transactions while streamlining the investment process. With a mission committed to transparency, rigorous underwriting, and investor support, EquityMultiple is backed by the… Read More

AltFin Provider Sancus Poised for Growth, Adds Andrej Bristow to FundingKnight Round Table

Sancus BMS Group, the alternative finance provider, has confirmed the appointment of Andrej Bristow as Credit Manager to support their specialist P2P property finance business, Funding Knight. As the firm gears up for future growth and increased regulatory focus, Bristol will be responsible for credit… Read More

Wealth Migrate Launches New Digital Currency WEALTHE Coin

Globe online real estate marketplace Wealth Migrate announced on Friday the launch of its new WEALTHE Coin, which is described as a digital currency that was created to democratize access to wealth through international commercial and residential real estate ownership. While sharing more details about… Read More

LendInvest Grows 104% in 2017, Tops $1 Billion in Lending Capital & Looks Ahead to 2018

LendInvest, a leading UK online marketplace platform for property finance, has reported a record-breaking year of capital raising. Since the start of 2017, LendInvest’s lending capital base has grown by 104% to £765 million ($1.03 billion). LendInvest’s diversified investor base includes global banks, pension and infrastructure… Read More