Banking Trends and the Rise of Alternative Financing in Real Estate Development

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The costly lessons of the Great Recession continue to influence cautious bank lending policies in commercial real estate. Expanded regulation...

Alternative Financing Answers for Real Estate Developers: Bridge, Hard Money, and Mezzanine Loans

Alternative financing (also known as marketplace lending) is a formative factor in how the US real estate market has evolved...

QA for Accredited Investors. Selecting Projects that Represent Low-Risk and Strong Return Potential

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Successful accredited investors have the analytical skills to select real estate development projects that represent low risk and healthy returns. Identifying projects with...

5 Real Estate Investment Financing Alternatives to Bank Loans

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When it comes to financing your investments, whether it be your real estate projects or your other business investments, your...

The Capital Stack: Debt vs Equity

When calculating risk on a property investment, real estate investors have several tools they can use. One of the most...

Crypto Lending Vs. Marketplace Lending: Where Are the Proven Results?

Every day, it seems, there’s a new crypto lending firm opening its doors. In fact, the entire crypto ecosystem is...

Investment Diversification with Real Estate Marketplace Lending

For investment success, it’s important to create an asset allocation that considers your financial circumstances and long-term goals. Diversification doesn’t...

Direct Lending Options for Real Estate Professionals

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Real estate crowdfunding (RECF) benefits the real estate market by helping those in need to raise capital for property acquisition and specific project...

Sharestates Closes Over $1 Billion in Real Estate Loans – Launches $100K Giveaway

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Introducing the $100k Giveaway Sharestates is excited to announce that we have originated over $1,000,000,000 in real estate loans! To...

Debt Investing as Asset Class Diversification

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Traditionally, real estate investing has been considered an alternative asset class. That changed, however, in 2016 when the Global Industry...