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Caliber Expands to Pacific Northwest Region

March 13, 2018

Caliber Expands to Pacific Northwest Region SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Real estate investment and development firm, Caliber – The Wealth Development Company (CaliberCos Inc.), announced today that Sherry Zins Calvert has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Private Client for the Northwest Region, reporting to CEO and Co-Founder, Chris Loeffler. Ms. Calvert, who is based in…

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Are HNW Investors Ready for Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms?

March 13, 2018

Are HNW Investors Ready for Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms? From Craig Cecilio’s vantage point, high-net-worth real estate investors have relied a lot on old-fashioned handshake deals and have been slow to embrace technology. But he sees more HNW individuals gravitating toward tech-powered investing. Cecilio is founder and CEO of San Diego-based DiversyFund Inc., which bills…

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The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate

March 9, 2018

The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate By Michael Episcope, full bio here. Real estate investment opportunities are frequently marketed to investors by advertising their low-cost fee structure. Phrases such as, ‘fees paid by sponsor,’ ‘sponsor pays all deal related fees,’ or ‘no fees paid by investor’ sound great, but does the sponsor really pay…

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Home Flipping Volume Strong Indicator of Bubble

March 9, 2018

Are You Buying Into a Bubble?  Volume of Home Flippers a Good Indicator If you want to know if now is a good time to buy, consider the motivation of last years’ buyers, and if the majority are home flippers there’s a good chance you are in a bubble.  Listen to the podcast as National…

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U.S. Home Flipping Increases To 11-Year High In 2017

March 9, 2018

U.S. Home Flipping Increases To 11-Year High In 2017 IRVINE, Calif., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q4 and Year-End 2017 U.S. Home Flipping Report, which shows that 207,088 U.S. single family homes and condos were flipped in 2017, up 1 percent from the 204,167 home…

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PeerStreet names Greg Galusha head of commercial real estate

March 9, 2018

PeerStreet names Greg Galusha head of commercial real estate PeerStreet, an award-winning platform for investing in real estate-backed loans, today appointed Greg Galusha as head of commercial real estate. He will be based in the firm’s headquarters in Los Angeles, California. “Progress in fintech is converging with a surging global appetite for yield, which is…

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RealtyShare’s Survey Reveals Americans Believe CRE Critical to Improving Local Communities

March 8, 2018

RealtyShare’s Latest Survey Reveals Many Americans Believe Commercial Real Estate is Critical to Improving Local Communities RealtyShares, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Wednesday the results from its Commercial Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in December 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The…

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A Guide to Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding

March 7, 2018

A Guide to Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding My podcast guest, Charles Clinton delves into the risks and benefits of this new source of capital that is drawing in more and more institutional real estate companies, as well as targeted individual investors. Real estate crowdfunding is increasingly attracting investors with its strong yields, potential for outsized returns…

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BREAKFORM | RE Closes a Small Lot Subdivision Development in West Hollywood CA in Record Time Via Crowdfunding

March 6, 2018

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 26, 2018   BREAKFORM | RE closed its latest small lot subdivision development project in the prime West Hollywood adjacent neighborhood in record time using Equity Multiple, one of the leading real estate crowdfunding platforms. The offering was 145% subscribed in 72 hours.  More… 

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PeerStreet Named a Finalist in Top Real Estate Platform Category At LendIt Fintech

March 6, 2018

  PeerStreet Named a Finalist in Top Real Estate Platform Category in the Second Annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards Competition LOS ANGELES–(Business Wire)–LendIt Fintech, the world’s leading event in financial services innovation, recently announced that they have selected PeerStreet as a finalist in the Top Real Estate Platform category for the LendIt Fintech Industry Awards.…

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KBSDirect.com Launches $1 Billion No-Load Real Estate Fund on CrowdStreet Marketplace

March 6, 2018

Portland’s CrowdStreet gets a $1B fund for its booming platform A Portland commercial real estate fundraising platform said it has signed up a new investment partner that’s offering a $1 billion fund on the group’s “marketplace.” CrowdStreet revealed Thursday that the KBS Growth & Income Fund will provide a “no load” and no-upfront commission option through…

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Greg MacKinnon, Pension Real Estate Association, PREA

March 5, 2018

NRE Forum Podcast #221: Though they also offer diversification, REITs are subject to broader stock market volatility Many people ask how investing in crowd fund real estate deals is different from investing in a REIT. So to answer this question in detail I spoke with Greg MacKinnon who covers research at the Pension Real Estate…

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