Tagged: real estate

RealtyShares Appoints Former CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Edward Forst As New Board of Directors Member

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday that Edward Forst, former president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, was named the newest member of the company’s board of directors. According to RealtyShares, Forst oversaw 16,000 real estate professionals in 60 countries at Cushman & Wakefield. He joined… Read More

De Rito Partners Raises $800,000 on RealtyShares For Arizona Shopping Center

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday Arizona retail investment and brokerage firm, De Rito Partners, secured $800,000 through its platform for a Mesa-base shopping center. According to the funding portal, De Rito Partners acquired the property last year and is looking to capitalize on a… Read More

Muy Bien! Real Estate Platform Propertista Overfunding by 115% on Crowdcube Spain

Propertista, a Spanish real estate agency online that connects buyers and sellers directly, is overfunding on Crowdcube Spain. ¡Sigue ganando tracción! Since launching 9 months ago, the platform reportedly saved its customers more than 300,000€ in agency commissions and touts a real estate portfolio worth more than 8M€. 60%… Read More

Small Change Announces Pittsburgh’s Liberty Bank Building Real Estate Offering

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced this week the launch of Pittsburgh’s Liberty Bank Building real estate offering. The funding portal noted that the project is seeking $300,000 to fund development of the building into co-working operator Beauty Shoppe’s flagship location. According to Small Change, Beauty Shoppe currently… Read More

Crowdcube & Seedrs Success Pod Point Announces New Initiative With Global Real Estate Service Provider Savills

POD Point announced on Wednesday it has formed an initiative with global real estate service provider, Savills. The company reported that the new partnership will encourage electrical vehicle (EV) charging across Savills’ managed retail parks and shopping centers throughout the UK. The POD Point team revealed:… Read More

Patch Homes Receives $1 Million in Seed Funding for Home Equity Solution

      Patch Homes, a new home equity financing platform, has secured $1 milion in Seed funding led by some pretty impressive names. According to Pach, investors include Techstars Ventures, KIMA Ventures, Eric DiBenedetto and Nathan Blecharczyk – who founded unicorn AirBnB. Patch Homes also… Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Survey Reveals: Americans May Not Know Which Investment Types Have Performed Best in Real Estate

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares, announced on Thursday findings from its new Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in March 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The report revealed Americans’ interest in real estate investing. According to… Read More

RealtyShares Reports: $3 Million Was Raised for Clarendon Park Apartments in Phoenix

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Tuesday its network of accredited investors has collectively funded a $3 million investment for the acquisition of Clarendon Park Apartments, a 138-unit multifamily property located in Phoenix, Arizona. The property is located in midtown, which is between the city’s two largest… Read More

Landbay Unveils March 2017 UK Rental Index

Last week, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform Landbay released the March 2017 Rental Index. This report reveals details about the country’s rental market. The lender stated: “Since March 2016, average rents in the UK have risen by 0.9% to £1,191. In England, rents were up 0.87% to £1,222;… Read More

Rule 506, Reg D: Two Ways to Conform with SEC Exemption Law

According to the Securities Act of 1933, any company that sells securities must either register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or file for an exemption. The JOBS Act 2012 provides a way for companies to use crowdfunding as a means of selling securities,… Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Data Reveals: Texas Real Estate Market Active for Real Estate Crowdfunding (Infographic)

RealtyShares released data showing the total amount of crowdfunded real estate investments in Texas. Real estate crowdfunding platform stated that to date $28.1 million has been raised for 31 real estate deals, ranking Texas among the most popular states for investors on the RealtyShares platform along… Read More

Lendy Reports: £1 Million Mortgages in the UK Increase by 24% in Just One Year

UK-based peer-to-peer-secured lending platforms, Lendy, announced on Monday its latest report reveals that the number of new residential mortgages worth over £1 million went up by 24% last year (ending September 30, 2016), as banks continue to favor lending to owner-occupiers and reduce lending to property… Read More

LendingHome’s Investor Platform Hits $100 Million Invested Since January 2016 Launch

Marketplace lender LendingHome announced on Wednesday its investor platform has successfully hit its $100 million invested milestone since its debut in January 2016. According to LendingHome, the investor platform gives accredited investors access to a marketplace with the same short-term, high-yield real estate assets that… Read More

EstateGuru Launches in Lithuania & Funds First Investment in the Market

Nordic peer-to-peer lending platform for property loans, EstateGuru, announced on Monday it launched in the Lithuanian market and funded its first investment in the area last month. The online lender claimed that the launch makes it the only platform to facilitate property-backed businesses loans in… Read More

RealtyShares Milestone: Raises Largest Joint Venture Capital Investment to Date For Miami Apartment Complex

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Tuesday its network of accredited investors secured $3.5 million in equity capital for the $67.3 million acquisition and renovation of Avesta Biscayne in North Miami, Florida. The funding portal reported that this is the largest equity investment it has raised… Read More

Small Change Announces First Los Angeles-Based Real Estate Offering

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced on Wednesday the launch of its first Los Angeles-based offering. According to the funding portal, the Rosewood project is located in the and walkable Larchmont neighborhood of the city. The project was launched by 4Corners Group.   Small Change describes Rosewood… Read More

Ethis Joins United Nations Global Compact Corporate Sustainability Initiative

Ethis Ventures, a Singapore-based Islamic crowdfunding platform, has joined the United Nations Global Compact as a signatory. The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative that assists companies in aligning strategic operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption…. Read More

Money360 Doubles Loan Portfolio & Surpasses $200 Million Transaction Mark

Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform Money360, announced on Thursday it has officially doubled its portfolio and surpassed the $200 million mark this month. The lender reported it took more than a year and a half for its platform to hit the $100 million and less… Read More

Investment Platform CapitalRise Launches Innovative Finance ISA For Residential Property

CapitalRise, a London-based property investment platform, announced on Monday it is launching an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper for residential property. According to the platform, the new IFISA allows savers to invest a minimum of £1,000 and up to £15,240 in the current tax year (rising to £20,000 in the… Read More