Lending money to someone to buy a piece of real estate can be a complicated transaction. Investing in real estate directly is even more complicated. There are also differences in the legal rights, financial rewards and economic risks of each type of investment.
Marketplace lending has revolutionized the matchmaking process between investors and real estate opportunities. To protect your assets, you need to understand how to invest, and the first step is figuring out if you are a debt investor or an equity investor.