Tagged: property

Lendy: 2017 is the Year that P2P Lending Finally Matures

Lendy, a UK based peer to peer lending platform in the secured property sector, believes 2017 is the year for P2P lending to finally mature. Management says that P2P will shift from alternative finance to “main challenger to the traditional banks.”  But to accomplish this… Read More

Landbay, Proplend, & FundingSecure Named Top Three UK Property P2P Lending Platforms

On Tuesday, 4thWay writer, Matthew Howard released his very own assessment on the top three property P2P lending platforms are in the UK. The three he selected were Landbay, Proplend, and FundingSecure. In his selection, Howard ranked the lenders based on their features and opportunities… Read More

CEO Tarlochan Garcha: Kuflink Aims to Be UK Market’s Leading P2P Brand

Crowdfund Insider had a chance to interview CEO of Kuflink Tarlochan Garcha to learn more about his company’s platform. Garcha has over 17 years of experience working with two global banks– Barclays and NatWest.  He has worked with companies at all stages:  from inception to start-up and… Read More

The House Crowd Points to Bleak Future for Over 55s & Retirement Expectations

The House Crowd, a property crowdfunding platform, has published survey results highlighting a nagging issue.  UK individuals that are nearing retirement (55+ years old), are woefully ill-prepared to retire. This is a common theme not just in the UK but around the world. Much of… Read More

RE/MAX Malaysia Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over MYR 300,000

Kellerhhof International Sdn Bhd led RE/MAX Malaysia‘s equity crowdfunding campaign over the past month to aim to raise MYR 200,000 (approximately $45,000).  The campaign on CrowdPlus.asia finished yesterday and resulted in RE/MAX Malaysia successfully surpassing its minimum goal, raising MYR 322,888 (approximately $72,000).  RE/MAX Malaysia offered… Read More

Money360 Provides $1.848M in Financing for Hospitality Property’s Bridge Loan

Real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it provided  $1.848 million in financing to a commercial property owner for the value-add renovation of a full-service boutique hotel to enable the hotel’s affiliation with the flagged hospitality brand, Ascend Collection Hotels. According to the lender, the $1.848… Read More

LandlordInvest Receives Full FCA Authorisation, Plans to Offer IFISA

LandlordInvest has received full Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation following a 24-month process. LandlordInvest is a peer to peer lending platform for buy-to-let and bridge loans. LandlordInvest stated it has also submitted an application to HMRC to become an ISA manager and intends on offering… Read More

CapitalRise Announces Third Deal: Offers Investors A Chance to Invest in Luxury £106M Knightbridge Development

CapitalRise, a London-based property investment platform, is launching its third deal with the chance for everyday savers to invest in a development of five townhouses and four apartments in Knightsbridge worth £106 million. The website has reportedly raised £1million for each of its first two offerings on… Read More

Rapid Growth: LendingHome Has Funded Over $750 Million in Mortgages as Investor Base Grows

LendingHome is a niche online lender that is focused on the mortgage market. In a relatively short period of time, LendingHome has gone from zero to well over $700 million in residential mortgages. The mortgage market is huge. FBR& Co. recently estimated that $1.9 trillion… Read More

Zoopla Launches “Invest” Channel: Offers Consumers & Would-Be Property Investors the Opportunity to Gain UK Property Market Exposure

On Monday, Zoopla (LSE:ZPLA) announced the launch of its new  “invest” channel, which reportedly offers consumers and would-be property investors the opportunity to gain exposure to the UK property market. According to the property website, the new channel includes a peer-to-peer lending solution, in partnership with Landbay. It also… Read More

Manchester-Based Property Crowdfunding Platform Transcendent Real Estate Opens For Investors

Last week, property crowdfunding platform, Transcendent Real Estate (TRE), officially opened its doors for investors. The Manchester-based company currently offers direct equity investments in commercial real estate assets through the UK. Its first property is 43-45 Lever Street. The 13,182sq property is located at the… Read More

Finance Shortfall Leaves Small UK Housebuilders in the Dust

In an allegory for the wider problem of SME funding, recent research has revealed that the UK’s small construction firms are struggling to return to the profits they achieved before the recession, while large housebuilders have already recovered beyond their pre-crunch highs. Small firms saw… Read More

Too Many Real Estate Deals To Choose From? Never Fear, New Methods Are Here.

Real estate crowdfunding is one of the most popular forms of investment-based crowdfunding in the industry today. That is why it has already accounted for millions of dollars in project funding in just the last couple years. As the popularity and viability of this market… Read More

LendInvest Now Over £500 Million in P2P Property Loans

LendInvest Predicts it May Top £1 billion before Year’s End. Lendinvest has released that in the first few days of 2016 the platform topped £500 million in commercial property lending. According to the platform, today in the UK approximately 10% of all peer to peer… Read More

Urban.co.uk, Leading UK Online Estate Agent, Now Crowdfunding on CrowdCube

As spring strikes again and bird nests fill the trees, a leading UK online estate agent is helping homeowners sell their brick-and-mortar nests on the ground. Urban.co.uk, based in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, is now equity crowdfunding on CrowdCube, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, with minimum share… Read More

Egypt’s First Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Explores the Future of Real Estate Investing; Exclusive Comments by CTO Nadin Mustafa

  AqarFunder, the first online real estate crowdfunding platform in Egypt, welcomes investors to a bright future for real estate crowdfunding—one that includes a 15-25 percent total return. The Cairo-based company, with an office near the banks of the Nile, leverages technology to connect private… Read More

Heavyweight Investors Team Up To Debut New Crowdfunding Platform For Residential Property

A new and innovative way for people to invest in the UK residential property market has emerged, with the launch of crowdfunding platform, Property Partner. Property Partner enables people to invest in individual residential properties, just as they can in company stocks. They then receive a monthly… Read More

Speed of investment in The House Crowd increases by 800%

Data released today by the world’s first crowd funded property investment vehicle has revealed that appetite for its investment projects has significantly increased year-on-year. The House Crowd, based in Hale, has experienced an 800% increase in the speed at which each investment project is funded,… Read More

New Property Development Crowdfunding Platform, Build Backer, Opens For Early Bird Registration

Stamford, Lincolnshire-based crowdfunding platform, Build Backer, is currently accepting registrations from investors seeking a unique opportunity to invest in property developments through the fast-growing medium of crowdfunding. The new platform gives investors the ability to invest directly in a property development project alongside a developer… Read More