What is an accredited investor and why does RealCrowd  only allow accredited investors to participate in the commercial real estate opportunities? 


It’s never too late to review the basics! Read on for a quick list of 8 fundamental real estate terms and their explanations…


It’s a sound question: Shouldn’t I just buy REIT shares to participate in real estate investing? The answer is: It depends on what your primary investment objective is.  


  A common strategy in commercial real estate investing is to multiply your spendable cash return by utilizing favorable debt.  It is referred to as “positive leverage.”


One of the biggest benefits of commercial real estate investments is that assets are generally secured by leases that provide a regular income stream. The revenue created by those leases may allow you to leverage your asset with favorable financing, thereby multiplying your equity over an extended period of time.