Latest Real Estate Crowdfunding News, November 2016

Latest news in the real estate crowdfunding industry.

Real estate crowdfunding is a hot topic. We’ve rounded up some of the best articles on the topic over the past month for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

CrowdFund Beat | Real Estate Crowdfunding for Retirement (October 19, 2016)

“Real estate crowdfunding, is an alternative that’s gaining popularity. It’s estimated that the real estate crowdfunding industry topped $2.5 billion in 2015 and is still growing. If you are wondering if this is a good time get in on the game and start fortifying your retirement goals, here’s a overview of real estate crowdfunding. Real estate becomes more accessible. Private real estate deals have historically been reserved for high net-worth investors who possess the right connections to gain access. Real estate crowdfunding opens up many of these opportunities to the average investor.”  Read more…

Investopedia | How Crowdfunding is Expanding the REIT Market (October 21, 2016)

“Equity crowdfunding has been on the rise ever since Regulation A+ was finalized and adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) early last year. It essentially exempts companies from the need to register certain small issues of securities, and also allows them to offer those securities to non-accredited investors, helping to attract funds.”   Read more…

OPP today | Why a new property crowdfunding event is coming to China (October 28, 2016)

“EPIC China will be held at the Fuzhou Straits International Conference and Exhibition Center from 12-14 November 2016. We are expecting a total of more than 1,000 exhibitors at the event, with more than 200,000 visitors attending. How active is the real estate crowdfunding sector in China, OPP asked. “Real estate crowdfunding is a new growth sector in China; and the market is now beginning to understand how real estate crowdfunding works. To date, crowdfunding activities in China have been mainly centered around peer-to-peer lending, where of late the image of this practice has been negatively impacted by a series of reports on lending deals gone bad.”   Read more...

Gulf News | Germany’s Real Estate Finds Comfort in the Crowd (November 1, 2016)

German crowdfunding proptechs (property technology firms) raised around €49 million in the first nine months of this year, more than double the total amount for 2015 and also more than twice any other business sector, according to data from crowdinvest, an online platform. While that is still small compared with the US, where investors poured $484 million into crowdfunding real estate projects last year according to University of Cambridge data, some industry watchers see a big potential in Germany. This is partly because Germans have a long history of putting money into real estate through investment funds, and also because some banks themselves are getting involved in crowdfunding as a way of boosting lending and sharing risk.   Read more...

Crowdfund Insider | Filling a Real Estate Gap (October 8, 2016)

The real estate crowdfunding, for both debt and equity, is now fairly established as an option for investors. A diverse group of platforms has emerged serving various sectors of real estate for different investor classes. One area of recent interest is the 1031 sector – a tax-advantaged approach for individuals holding real estate in their portfolio Read more…

Equities | Buying Real Estate with Cash, Lending, or Crowdfunding? (October 10, 2016)

Building a real estate portfolio requires funding, and investors have various options to make property purchases, Traditionally, financing can be all cash, through joint venture, financing or through various sources of lending. Buying an investment property with cash is the ideal, and while the ratio of all-cash sales has declined in the last five years, nearly 1/3 of all US properties are bought for cash. Read more...

Crowdfund Insider | Report: Title II Crowdfunding Data on Three Year Anniversary Tops $1.47 Billion (October 25, 2016)

Title II, or Reg D 506(c), allows issuers the option to “generally solicit” or to promote their securities online to accredited investors. According to their numbers, as of September 23, 2016, there has been 6,613 Title II offerings from 16 different online platforms. These offers have generated over $1.47 billion in aggregate commitments during the past three years. The report also states that the number of new offerings has declined from year to year but the annual aggregate amount of recorded capital commitments has increased each year. Cumulative success rates have also increased each year, to the current level of 30.5% Read more...

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