Real Estate

AI-Powered Digital Technologies Provider Tavant Launches Proptech Business

Tavant, a U.S.-based AI-powered digital technologies provider, announced on Wednesday the launch of its new proptech business. Tavant claims that the platform implifies the home shopping and buying process and the company has leveraged its years of experience in Fintech, Digital Transformation, AI and Machine… Read More

Saving People from Mortgage Hell, Habito Tops £4 Billion in Home Mortgages

Habito, an online platform that streamlines the entire home mortgage process, has topped £4 billion in mortgage submissions, according to a Tweet from the company. Habito is a Proptech firm that was launched in 2016 “to end mortgage hell forever.” You have to love that…. Read More

LendInvest Joins TMA

LendInvest, an online property financing marketplace, has joined TMA. According to a note from TMA, the addition of LendInvest is the latest in a series of lenders the Club has partnered with, as it continues to develop its lending proposition for brokers with landlord clients. TMA… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Groundfloor Adds Short Term Offering Backed by Property

GroundFloor, a real estate investment platform, has added a new investment product that may appeal to individuals interested in shorter-term investments. The new product called GroundFloor Notes, is said to be similar to publicly issued, non-traded secured debt. The security includes a guaranteed rate of… Read More

Sourced Capital Tells UK Government to Extend Upcoming ISA Deadline

Sourced Capital, a platform that facilitates property investment, is out with a note demanding that the UK government extend next month’s ISA deadline. Currently, the deadline is set for the 5th of April. Sourced Capital would like to see it moved to the 1st of… Read More

Flattening the Curve: CrowdStreet Goes Remote, Sees Opportunity in Real Estate with Favorable Terms

CrowdStreet is one of a group of real estate crowdfunding platforms that got in early and appears to have established a sustainable model. Founded to democratize investment opportunity in commercial real estate, CrowdStreet provides direct access to a range of vetted, institutional-quality commercial real estate… Read More

Bee Mortgage App Extends RegCF Raise Through Crowdfunding Platform Fundopolis

Bee Mortgage App, a U.S.-based mortgage mobile app, announced on Thursday it has extended its RegCF raise on Fundopolis, a recently approved funding portal. Founded in 2019, Bee Mortgage App claims to be the first eMortgage mobile app powered by VLO, a virtual loan officer…. Read More

LendInvest Completes 2nd Securitization in Oversubscribed Offer of BTL Mortages

Property finance platform LendInvest has completed its second securitization that was said to be oversubscribed during a time of intense volatility. LendInvest said that it securitized £285 million of prime buy to let (BTL) loans – 9 months after its first securitization. The first securitization… Read More

Proptech KlickOwn Launches First Security Token Offering for Real Estate in Germany

KlickOwn has launched its first security token offering for real estate in Germany. Launched in mid-2019, the first digital security is for a building based in Lüneburg, Germany. The offering is debt-based seeking up to €1.5 million. As of today, the offering has raised over €350,000…. Read More

Prodigy Network: $30 Million Capital Call May Be Required by Investors in AKA Property

Last month, it was reported that Prodigy Network – once a prominent real estate crowdfunding platform focused on prime Manhattan real estate- has endured some challenging times. Several lawsuits in 2019, and the reported departure of its founding CEO, have allegedly caused a certain amount… Read More

Assetz Capital is First Property Marketplace to Receive Funding from British Business Investments

Assetz Capital has received £15 million in funding from British Business Investments (BBI). According to Assetz Capital, this is the first time a property-focused marketplace has received funding from BBI, a subsidiary of the British Business Bank. Assetz Capital states that the funding will support… Read More

Online Real Estate Marketplace, PropertyGuru, to Expand into Home Finance Market

PropertyGuru, an online property marketplace, revealed on March 12, 2020, that it will be  expanding into home finance with the launch of PropertyGuru Finance. According to a release, the proptech company’s management noted that it aims to help Singapore’s residents save money and have a… Read More

Former CBRE Senior Director and Head of Loan Advisory, Anurag Sharma Joins Fintech LendInvest

The former CBRE Senior Director and Head of Loan Advisory, Anurag Sharma, has joined LendInvest as Fund Manager. LendInvest is a profitable UK Fintech that has created a marketplace for property finance. According to LendInvest,  Anurag has worked with the company in an advisory capacity… Read More

Compound: Reach Lists First Real Estate Offering on Republic, Plans for More

Compound: Reach is an App-based real estate investment platform. The company is “re-imagining” the way people invest in real estate by enabling everybody to “participate in the growth and prosperity of the cities and neighborhoods they are helping to build.” The company currently lists several… Read More

P2P Lender Assetz Capital Tops £1 Billion in Lending

Assetz Capital, a UK based peer to peer lender, has topped £1 billion in online lending. Assetz Capital surpassed £500 million in lending in June of 2o18 so the platform is picking up steam. Launched in 2013, Assetz Capital provides access to credit for SMEs,… Read More

An Open Letter to UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak: Britain has up to 2 Million ‘Mortgage Prisoners’

CC – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Britain has up to 2 Million ‘mortgage prisoners’ in increasing financial stress through no fault of their own, a situation created, paradoxically, by bad, outdated regulation.  There have already been 7 attempted suicides in the UK Mortgage Prisoners… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform EstateGuru Now Financing First Project in Germany

Pan-European marketplace for short-term SME property-backed loans EstateGuru announced on Thursday it has just approved and published the first German project on its funding portal. According to EstateGuru, the first German project is in Sindelfingen, which is close to Stuttgart, and the borrower is an… Read More

Roostify Announces Expansion of Partnership With TD Bank

Roostify, a U.S.-based digital lending platform provider, announced on Wednesday it has extended its partnership with TD Bank to deliver its home equity solution to the bank’s digital home lending platform. Roostify reported that last year, it and TD Bank partnered to launch a digital… Read More

Prodigy Network in Distress: Jeff Holzmann, CEO of IRM, Shares Perspective

Last week, Crowdfund Insider reported on the apparent downfall of a once high-profile real estate crowdfunding platform Prodigy Network. In 2019, its founder and CEO Rodrigo Niño said he was stepping aside following reports of a lawsuit affiliated with a project in Chicago. Things recently… Read More

Proptech: Startup nu:move Quickly Hits £150,000 Goal on Seedrs

nu:move a “hybrid estate agent” has easily topped its £150,000 initial goal on Seedrs after receiving direct pre-registered investments of £500k. According to a social media post, nu:move hit the £150,000 goal seven days before a public launch. So what does nu:move do and where… Read More

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