Real Estate

Former Acquire Real Estate CEO: “When We Decided to Sell the Company, it Became Apparent that RealtyShares Was the Right Choice”

Last month, Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced it acquired technology-first, marketplace platform Acquire Real Estate. The funding portal described Acquire as an innovative rival that has set a bar for product development within the industry. The company focused on developing industry-first products to serve its commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Hits Pause on New Investments

American Homeowner Preservation (AHP) has announced they have temporarily suspended accepting new investments. AHP is company that purchases distressed mortgages, typically at a steep discount, and then works with homeowners to find a solution to get the loans performing again. In operation since 2008, AHP… Read More

DreamFunded Now Offers Real Estate Investments Using Reg CF

DreamFunded Real Estate has launched its first real estate investment opportunity under Reg CF. DreamFunded is a FINRA approved crowdfunding platform that may offer securities the newest crowdfunding exemption. This iteration of crowdfunding allows any investor access to these opportunities – not just wealthier, accredited… Read More

Hybrid Estate Agent Vesper Homes Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Offering on Seedrs

Hybrid estate agent, Vesper Homes, is currently seeking a minimum of £100,000 through its equity offering on crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company is currently offering 8% in equity, with a valuation of £1,150,800. The company stated that it offers users all of the same services… Read More

iFunding Insolvent, SEC Issues Subpoena as Investor Jazco Looks to Step In

iFunding, a real estate crowdfunding platform, is insolvent according to several sources. In recent days, information has cropped up that investors have been left holding the remains of the company that included properties with an estimated value of $20 million. One individual estimated the number… Read More

DiversyFund Unveils No Fee Real Estate Income Fund

DiversyFund, Inc., an online real estate investment platform, announced on Tuesday its “no fee” real estate debt fund to investors. The lender stated that with the Fund, investors gain the ability to invest in a diversified portfolio of real estate debt investments that target risk-adjusted returns and… Read More

End of Line for iFunding? Real Estate Crowdfunding Site May Be Done

The chatter on Bigger Pockets regarding iFunding has taken a new twist. In a series of public posts investors are referencing a possible bankruptcy for the real estate crowdfunding platform. According to the posts, a company named Jazco has offered to take over the remaining deals… Read More

RealtyMogul Update: Over $290 Million has Been Invested via the Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

RealtyMogul was one of the first investment platforms to enter the real estate crowdfunding space. Starting as an Accredited Investor service that paired debt and equity real estate deals to a broad base group of investors, RealtyMogul has since empowered non-accredited investors to to participate… Read More

Fundrise Adds National For Sale Housing eFund to Growing List of Investment Options

Fundrise is expanding its options once again with their newest Reg A+ filing that his the SEC today.  Fundrise, an online investment platform for real estate, has filed for a National For Sale House eFund. Fundrise has previously announced targeted eFunds dedicated to specific metro… Read More

Zinsbaustein: Continues Rapid Growth with Property Development in Leverkusen

Young real estate crowdfunding platform Zinsbaustein continues to pick up speed as the real estate crowdfunding sector grows in Germany. Zinsbaustein’s most recent project is a revitalization of a development in Leverkusen (near Cologne) labeled Cube Offices 574. Individual investors may participate in the form of a… Read More

7 Reasons Why Investing in Real Estate Online is Efficient & Effective

Real estate investing is on the rise again. Online real estate investing is quickly becoming the preferred method of investing for many people. Forbes reported earlier this year that real estate crowdfunding was a $3.5 billion industry in 2016, up from $1 billion in 2014…. Read More

Criticism Heats up on Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform iFunding

  iFunding, a real estate crowdfunding platform, is getting hammered on Bigger Pockets – a real estate investment forum. iFunding has had a choppy operational history at best. The platform has been peppered with high profile partnerships and then departures. Two unrelated lawsuits, in which… Read More

German Real Estate Platform iFunded Tackles Large Project With Bond Issue. Founder Talks About Adopting No-Exemption Status

A new entrant in German online real estate lending, iFunded wants to address the market of larger property development projects that lie beyond the scope of real estate crowdfunding. Partnering with umbrella investment bank NFS Netfonds Financial Service, the platform is launching its first €10… Read More

Small Change Completes First Real Estate Crowdfunding Offer Under Reg CF

Real estate investment crowdfunding site Small Change has closed its first real estate offering available to everyone – not just accredited investors. Small Change is a platform with a mission to build better cities. The company said the real estate offer using the new “Regulation… Read More

CrowdStreet Announces New Investment Opportunity: Comfort Suites – Savannah North

On Thursday, CrowdStreet Marketplace announced a new investment opportunity on its platform, which is dedicated to the Comfort Suites located in northern part of Savannah, Georgia.The property, which was built in 2006, has 83 rooms. The contract purchase price is $7,450,000 with an all in… Read More

Fundrise Drops Minimum Investment to $500 in New Starter Portfolio Offering

Fundrise, an online real estate investment platform, has introduced a new introductory offer designed to onboard smaller investors. The Fundrise Starter Portfolio starts with a $500 minimum and includes a 9.25% annual dividend yield and zero advisory fees through the end of the year. If… Read More

Money360 Marks Record-Breaking Quarter By Closing $143 Million in Commercial Real Estate Loans

Marketplace lender Money360 announced on Monday it  closed $143 million in loans in the second quarter, marking the lender’s best quarter to date. The online lender reported it has now closed more than $350 million in total loans, is on pace to close more than… Read More

P2P Lender Žltý Melón Launches Secured Loans

Žltý melón, a peer to peer lender based in Bratislava, has launched a secured loan product to finance mortgage deposits and help homebuyers purchase a home. Lenders may now invest in loans to homebuyers with additional security. The new CashFree Hypo loan is available to anyone… Read More

LandLordInvest Milestones: Completes Biggest Loan Yet & Surpasses £1 Million in Lending

LandlordInvest, the peer-to-peer lending platform for residential and commercial mortgages, announced on Monday it has completed a £740,741 bridging loan secured over a residential investment property in Wembley, Middlesex for a professional landlord with a substantial real estate portfolio. This transaction is notably the online lender’s… Read More

UK Real Estate Agency Doorsteps Surges Past £500,000 During the Final Week on Crowdcube

UK-based real estate agency, Doorsteps, has successfully secured more than £500,000 as it enters the final week on equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube.  As previously reported, Doorsteps was founded by Akshay Ruparelia, who notably has started and exited two online businesses. The company reports that during its… Read More