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Investors Benefit from Transparency, Data and Reputation in the Real Estate Crowdfunding Space

Investors Benefit from Transparency, Data and Reputation in the Real Estate Crowdfunding Space

The real estate crowdfunding space is a booming industry. This can be a good thing for borrowers and real estate investors as online marketplace lenders provide fast, efficient and transparent offerings.

Bloomberg, quoting Jason Best, a partner at Crowdfund Capital Advisors, noted how last year the U.S. online lending volume more than tripled between 2014 and […]

Finding the Right Mix of Capital Sources to Fund Real Estate Investment Projects

The fix-and-flip industry reached a new high in 2016, with 6 percent of all homes sold, officially designated as fix-and-flips. All of these projects create billions of dollars in capital demands each year. Demands that are especially well-suited to and met by the private lending industry. For lenders, having the available capital to fund as […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AlphaFlow Adds Veteran Fintech Executive AdaPia d’Errico To Management Team

Investment Management Firm Expands Team of Real Estate, Tech and Lending Leaders to Offer AlphaFlow Optimized Portfolios to More Investors and Institutions
AlphaFlow, the first automated portfolio service for real estate investments, announced today that veteran fintech executive AdaPia d’Errico has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer to scale the investor platform and expand AlphaFlow’s […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Market Trends, News Story, Private Lender|0 Comments

Home Price Trends on a Regional Level

Home prices have increased in all four US regions over the past five years with some regions experiencing greater gains than others (see chart below). An analysis of nationwide trends provides insight to why this has occurred, and why it is likely to continue into the near future.

Source: NAR

Census data is […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Noble Capital Launches $250 Million Texas Real Estate Income Fund in Partnership with US Capital

Leading Texas-based private lending firm, Noble Capital, today announced the launch of a $250 million Texas real estate fund in partnership with San Francisco-based private investment bank, US Capital Partners, through the firm’s private securities division, US Capital Global Securities (“US Capital”). In addition to increased capacity for Noble Capital’s borrower network, the US Capital […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Market Trends, News Story|0 Comments

Mortgage Industry is Unclear About CFPB’s New Servicing Rule

The mortgage industry is anticipating significant changes when it implements the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2016 Servicing Rule, but determining how those changes will affect operations will have to wait until the rule is fully implemented.

The CFPB will not allow early compliance with the new regulations, which leaves the mortgage servicing industry left questioning how […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Editorial, Market Trends, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dodd-Frank: The End Is Near?

On the campaign trail, candidate Donald Trump frequently discussed the need to scrap the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Act”).  Following the election, the President-elect’s transition team signaled that reform will most likely come incrementally. The area most likely to be tackled first encompasses the portions of the Act that have hampered lending by small lenders and […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crowdfunders’ alternative lending solutions add value to the marketplace

Borrowers investing in single-family residential real estate now have access to more alternative funding sources than perhaps any time in U.S. history.

Part of that opportunity comes through crowdfunding, which appeared around 2003 when Brian Camelio, a Boston-based musician, started ArtistShare, a website where artists could seek donations from their fans to produce recordings, according to authors […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender|0 Comments

Gray is the New ‘It’ Color

Stop by a Sherwin-Williams store and you’ll see that gray is replacing beige as the go-to neutral color for interior decorating. This anecdote provides a platform for a plethora of bad puns, because the graying of the Baby Boomer population is having a major impact on the housing market.

The aging of Baby Boomers presents both […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Trust your Gut” Marketing is a Bust for 2017

Data-driven decision making is increasingly valued above the “trust your gut” way of thinking. In the very beginning, there just were no tools and information needed to conceive and measure the effectiveness of our efforts. We all were forced to rely on our guy feelings when it came to assessing the success of our marketing […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Market Trends, Private Lender, Uncategorized|0 Comments