Tagged: property market

Switzerland based Proptech Firm Properti Continues Expanding Operations, Hires Umut Sentürk as COO

The team at Properti, a technology-driven real estate firm focused on modernizing residential properties in Europe, reveals that it remains focused on expanding its operations. They recently welcomed Umut Sentürk as their new Chief Operating Officer at Properti AG. As noted in an update from the… Read More

Real Estate: Property Buying Fintech Tom, led by Ex- Zillow Exec Greg Schwartz, Secures $70M via Seed Round

Home buying Fintech firm Tomo, which is being led by ex- Zillow executives Greg Schwartz and Carey Armstrong, has acquired $70 million in capital as part of a seed round. Tomo’s latest investment round has been announced only eight months after the company launched its… Read More

Real Estate: UK Housing Prices Up 10.9% YoY in May 2021, the Largest Increase Since Aug 2014, New Report Reveals

The team at UK-based Blend Network, a peer-to-peer lending platform, notes that recent market developments in the United Kingdom have seen investors preparing for expected growth and may also want to watch out for inflation. As mentioned by Blend Network, headlines and concerns regarding inflation… Read More

Assetz Capital to Offer a Summer Rate Reduction of 0.45% Across All Loan Products to Borrowers Until July 31, 2021

UK-based Assetz Capital, a peer-to-peer lender that originates secured loans, notes that it’s pleased to be offering a summer rate “reduction of 0.45%” across all of its loan products to borrowers until July 31, 2021. As mentioned in a blog post by the Assetz Capital… Read More

UK’s Hometrack, Provider of Insights to Mortgage Sector, to Leverage Moneyhub’s Open Finance Solutions

After an extensive and thorough selection process, Hometrack, an established provider of insight and intelligence to the United Kingdom’s mortgage sector, has decided to work with Moneyhub, an Open Finance data, intelligence, and payments service for customer-focused firms. Moneyhub will be serving as Hometrack’s preferred… Read More

UK based P2P Lender Blend Network Funds its Largest-Ever £5.63M GDV Project in Dorset

UK-based Blend Network, a peer to peer lending platform, revealed on Monday (June 1, 2021) that it funded its “largest-ever” project to date, a £5,630,000 Gross Development Value (GDV) project based in Dorset. As mentioned in a note shared with Crowdfund Insider, Blend Network “agreed… Read More

UK based Investment Platform easyMoney Is Reportedly Offering 8% and Over on £1M+ Investments

UK’s easyMoney, the investment platform from Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s easy family of brands claims that it has “never lost a penny on its loans.” This, after over three years since its entry into the markets. However, easyMoney’s management states that their record of having no… Read More

UK’s P2P Property Backed Investment Platform Sourced Capital Shares Portfolio Diversification Strategies

The team at UK-based Sourced Capital, the home of property-backed peer to peer investing, notes that diversifying assets in an investment portfolio to address and mitigate the effects of market volatility is a widely-adopted practice. If you are looking to hedge against volatility in equity… Read More

Investment Grade, High-Yield Corporate Bond Credit Spread, a Credit Risk Measure, Widened in May: Report

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, notes in a update published on Wednesday (May 26, 2021) that the CPI report released mid-May of this year had managed to attract a lot of attention. Most industry participants had been predicting that… Read More

Assetz Capital Reveals that Typical Capital Raise, even During COVID, Hasn’t Been Significantly Impacted

UK-based Assetz Capital, a peer-to-peer lender that originates secured loans, notes that even during the COVID-19 pandemic, typical capital raise has not been impacted in a “seemingly” large way. According to a blog post from Assetz Capital, businesses are currently looking for funding and there… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Just Below $26 Million, As Security Token Ecosystem Continues to Mature: Report

  The Security Token Group (STG), which focuses on the fast-evolving blockchain-based security tokens space, has released their March 2021 edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate report. As previously reported, Security Token Market (stomarket.com) hosts live-trading data from 33 different security tokens across… Read More

Switzerland based Proptech Properti Launches 212 New Listings in March 2021, the Most Ever for the Platform in a Month

The team at Properti,  a technology-driven real estate firm focused on modernizing residential properties in Europe, reveals that it remains focused on expanding its operations. Properti’s management noted: “As of April 1, 2021, we have expanded our team in the areas of marketing, business development,… Read More

Blend Network Says its Strategy of Funding £100-200k Flats or £200-400k Houses has Been Effective, and Might Be Even More Relevant Now

The team at UK-based Blend Network, an online P2P lender, notes that after a “short-lived” slowdown, the United Kingdom annual house price growth managed to recover with “renewed vigor” in February 2021. Blend Network writes in a blog post that January 2021 saw price growth… Read More

Global Real Estate Funding Slowed Down Significantly in Late 2020, but Brazil’s Loft Holdings Bags $425M

The global real estate fundraising activity weakened or slowed down significantly last year, according to a report from Pitchbook. Companies were, however, able to keep activity “steady” during H2 2020, but toward the end of the year, fund closings had “ground nearly to a halt,”… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Stays Above $27 Million, As Security Token Space Continues to Evolve: Report

The Security Token Group (STG), which aims to support the development of blockchain-based security tokens, recently published their February edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate Report. The Security Token Group noted in a blog posted released on March 22, 2021 that as we… Read More

UK’s Prime Property Lending Platform CapitalRise has Reportedly Completed £6.7 Million Facility for Holborn Office Conversion

CapitalRise, a UK-based prime property lending platform, has reportedly advanced a £6.7 million loan to local property developer Elleric. The loan was provided for the acquisition and development of an office building into eight luxury residential apartments located at Breams Buildings in Holborn (in central… Read More

UK’s P2P Property Lending Platform Blend Network Hires Chloe Stidston-Lewis As Company Continues to Expand Operations

UK-based Blend Network, a peer to peer (P2P) property lending platform, has revealed that they’re expanding their team of professionals.  Blend Network’s management confirmed that they’re pleased to announce that Chloe Stidston-Lewis has now joined their lending team as a lending associate. Chloe has reportedly… Read More

Property Investment Platform CrowdProperty Makes Several New Senior Management Appointments

CrowdProperty, a property investment platform, has confirmed several key changes to its board, with the recent appointment of Mark Stephens, the former Chief Executive at Allica Bank. Stepehens has joined CrowdProperty as a non-executive director. Stephens, who recently retired from his position at Allica and… Read More

Proptee, a New UK based Property Investment Platform, to Introduce its First iOS App in Alpha Testing Mode, Shares Other Updates

Proptee, a new property investment platform that announced in November 2020 that it was planning to launch operations in the United Kingdom in January 2021, has released an update in which it noted that they believe that as a company or business, they’ll do better… Read More

Uma Rajah: CEO at CapitalRise, a UK based Prime Property Lending Platform, Reveals how Company Is Scaling its Business Model

We recently caught up with Uma Rajah, CEO and Co-founder at CapitalRise, a UK-based prime property lending platform. CapitalRise is an investment platform that seeks quality over quantity with just 2% of deals being approved by the platform. Sophisticated or high net worth investors may… Read More

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