Sharestates Announces Partnership with Percent

Sharestates is excited to announce our partnership and inaugural deal with Percent, a private credit marketplace providing financing solutions to lenders and scale-up companies at a lower cost of capital. The universe of real estate transactions available on Percent will expand significantly through this partnership, allowing accredited and institutional investors to invest in lending solutions […]

The Madison Podcast with Michael Ramin

Michael Ramin, Executive Director of Sales, was on The Madison Podcast with host Ben Lavender to chat about the current market and loan program rates, as well as how to kickstart a real estate career and scale a portfolio using private capital.      Do you have an investment property that needs funding? Contact […]

What’s in Store for the Housing Market in 2023?

The real estate market has changed drastically from a year ago. Investors have enjoyed several years of favorable market conditions, with low supply and high demand, low interest rates, and flexible opportunities in an environment that has shifted due to high inflation and rising real estate prices. Many investors are looking ahead and wondering what […]

Sharestates Launches Global Varied Term Fund

Sharestates recently announced the expansion of its investment offerings to include the “Sharestates Global Varied Term Fund”, a Pre-Origination Note Fund (PONF). Sharestates’ PONF will act as a funding vehicle to originate and sell commercial business purpose loans originated and serviced by Sharestates. With a fixed interest rate and 6-, 9-, and 12-month terms, the […]

Mortgage Pros 411 Interview with Michael Ramin

Hosts Kevin Casey and Audrey Boissonou from the Mortgage Pros 411 podcast interview Sharestates EVP of sales, Michael Ramin, to get the 411 on the private lending industry. Watch the complete recording below to see where Sharestates and the broader industry are headed in 2023 and beyond.      Do you have an investment […]

Short-Term Rentals Are Still a Golden Investment Opportunity

In September 2021, Sharestates published a blog post on short-term rentals like Airbnb and VRBO properties. Those were red-hot markets then and we wanted to see if anything had changed. Are short-term rentals still a hot investment? Let’s find out. Short-Term Rentals in NYC Outnumber Homes for Rent Compared to long-term rental agreements, short-term rentals […]

Real Estate Debt Funds Vs. Single-Asset Debt Investments

Which is a better investment for the serious real estate investor in 2023, real estate debt funds or single-asset debt investments? Before we answer that question, let’s discuss what these two asset classes mean. As you know, a debt investment is an investment in which an investor lends money to a borrower as opposed to […]

IMN Forum: Build-To-Rent Financing for Small and Middle Markets

Sharestates’ EVP of sales, Michael Ramin, talks about build-to-rent financing for the small and middle markets at IMN’s 8th Annual Build-To-Rent, Land & Homebuilding Forum. Michael covers what loan terms look like in today’s market, the advantage of working with a private lender, and what makes a successful lender-borrower relationship among other topics.    […]

Does Real Estate Debt’s Rise Mean the Decline of Equity?

Real estate investors have enjoyed a few good years of solid equity opportunities. One common investing strategy is known as the fix-and-flip. The pandemic of 2020 created massive opportunities for real estate equity investors in many markets around the country. Even before then, real estate equity had a good run as a solid investment strategy. […]