Market Trends in Private Lending

For investors looking to diversify their portfolios, the field of real estate presents a few unique strengths. Between its higher than average stability, high rate of appreciation, and reliable cash flow, the field has a lot to offer. It’s a great time to invest, too; the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University has projected that, between 2015 and 2025, 13.6 million more households will be established.

The 4 Types of Investors You’ll Meet on RECF Platforms

Real estate crowdfunding (RECF) gives investors and deal sponsors the ability to connect with each other and earn high returns from that connection. As a deal sponsor, you might be wondering what types of investors actually use real estate crowdfunding websites.

Debt Investing as Asset Class Diversification

Traditionally, real estate investing has been considered an alternative asset class. That changed, however, in 2016 when the Global Industry Classification System (GICS) was revised to give real estate its own asset classification.

Converting Churches and Temples into Residential Spaces

One recent trend in real estate is to convert religious houses of worship into residential spaces. In New York City alone, there are no less than 16 such conversions. But it’s not just happening in New York. All around the world, churches, temples, and synagogues are being converted into houses, condos, co-ops, and apartment buildings.

Revenue Generation Strategies for Your Rental Properties

Merely generating revenue is insufficient to build the value of your property and improve the cash flow of your portfolio. It takes a variety of strategies and constant refinement to maximize the returns from each of your rental properties. When you apply these ideas across an entire portfolio, it will transform an under-performing set of assets into star performers.

Short Sale Real Estate Investing in 2018: The Pros and Cons

Short sale real estate investing is when a developer purchases a property for less than the mortgage amount owed. These types of deals became more popular after home prices collapsed several years ago. As values took a serious dive, many homeowners owed a lot more than their property was worth.

Crowdfunding Real Estate to Renovate Hospitality Properties

n the hospitality industry, crowdfunding projects are quickly gaining a lot of momentum. Many of the biggest real estate crowdfunding websites and networks frequently have private placements and hotels mixed in with a variety of other offerings for real estate around the country – making them a perfect place for those looking for hospitality properties.

Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Is the Choice for Busy Professionals

Professions such as a doctor, lawyer, entreprenur etc. is very time consuming. In a life mainly consisting of work, it is hard to find time to gear ones energy towards another interest such as investing in real estate. This is where Real Estate Crowdfunding (RECF) and marketplace lending comes in.