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
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
The RealCrowd Platform: Empowering Investors to Achieve Asset Diversification and Net Higher Returns
One of the greatest mantras in all of investment strategy is “diversify, diversify, diversify.” For good reason, too. We know from academic studies, history and personal insight that diversification is one, if not the primary driver, of any portfolio’s performance. It can mean, the difference, during good times, between mediocre and healthy returns, and during […]
by Adam Hooper • February 13, 2014
A (Slightly Biased) Look at the Current Shape of Crowdfunded Real Estate
A year ago, the crowdfunded real estate (CFRE) space didn’t exist. Now, there are at least a dozen companies engaged in some flavor of CFRE. While each one of them owes their marketable existence to the same two pieces of legislation, Title II and Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, their […]
by Adam Hooper • January 10, 2014