Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer financing platforms have come a long way in the 20 years since their introduction to the lending marketplace. Consequently, before to the introduction of these innovative alternative finance models, those that needed financing for high-value real estate projects sought primarily traditional financing methods.
Equity investment is a long-term strategy that earns returns through dividends on the income the property generates, either on an ongoing basis, or when the property is resold. Equity shares offer the promise of the greatest returns when the project has an extremely successful outcome.
The evolution of financial technology (fintech) has created new opportunities in the real estate investment field to enable those with venture capital, and viable real estate development projects, to collaborate seamlessly. There has always been a historical gap between those that had money, and those that needed it.
Marketplace lending investments are transforming the way you diversify and improve your investment portfolio. The niche industry is quickly gaining worldwide attention for its ability to help both investors and real estate developers engage in profitable projects.