REITs

Should Real Estate Developers Care About Crowdfunding?

By |2015|

Crowdfunding has come to commercial real estate investment, and is making itself at home. The 2012 JOBS Act In United States, helped clear the way for the online purchase of real estate assets, and today savvy real estate developers are using this alternative funding approach to connect with likely investors […]

Dalian Wanda, Asia’s Richest Man Is Making REITs Obsolete In China

By |2015|

China has often been criticized for copycat business tactics, but after Dalian Wanda raised more than $800 million online last week, the country’s real estate developers are showing that they are among the first major property companies to adopt this web-enabled approach to finance.
Dalian Wanda, the primary holding company for […]

Advantages of Real Estate Crowdfunding Over REITs?

By |2015|

In simple terms, Crowdfunding is not a financial instrument. It is a direct property investment, which is susceptible to sentiment, but certainly not the volatility of the stock market — which is at the highest it has ever been all over the world. Funds and REITs have a 0.7 correlation […]

What Is A REIT ?

By |2015|

A REIT, or Real Estate Investment Trust, is a company that owns or finances income-producing real estate. Modeled after mutual funds, REITs provide investors of all types regular income streams, diversification and long-term capital appreciation. REITs typically pay out all of their taxable income as dividends to shareholders.
REITs allow anyone to […]