Your guide to real estate crowdfunding
Risk & Return: 4 Real Estate Investment Strategies
When you peruse the commercial real estate opportunities hosted on RealCrowd, you’ll notice that the offers all fall into one of four categories: Core, Core-Plus, Value Add, and Opportunistic. These four categories are strategies used by real estate operators to achieve returns from properties, but they’re also signals to investors about what to look for […]
by Hooper Adam • April 11, 2014
Unsure of What RealCrowd’s All About? Here’s Your Guide.
When investors and operators first encounter the RealCrowd platform in the wild, often whatever preconceptions they have about online investing platforms don’t apply. For this reason, we take communication very seriously, and do whatever we can to educate potential investors and operators on the “who, what, how and why” of RealCrowd.
by Adam Hooper • April 10, 2014
Solving the Biggest Challenge for Real Estate LPs Today
Real Estate Limited Partners (LPs) have a big challenge: increasing quality deal flow is inefficient and expensive. Pursuing new contacts, expanding operator networks, and hunting down investment opportunities is cumbersome, manual, and resource heavy. The process is inefficient but necessary.
by Adam Hooper • March 31, 2014
Why Real Estate is the Perfect Fit for Self-Directed Retirement Plans
Here at RealCrowd, we’re a big proponent of the Yale Model of allocation, because it emphasizes a clear, but often overlooked fact: portfolios which include a healthy chunk of real estate significantly outperform ones which don’t. In fact, Thomson Reuters recently conducted a study showing that core commercial real estate provides the best risk/return profile […]
by Adam Hooper • February 21, 2014
The First and Last Stop on the Road to Commercial Real Estate
Investors are turning to real estate en masse. “About 77 percent of investors with at least $1 million in assets own real estate…” reports Bloomberg on a Morgan Stanley finding. “Direct ownership of residential and commercial properties was the No. 1 alternative-investment pick for 2014, with a third of millionaires surveyed saying they plan to […]
by Adam Hooper • February 20, 2014