GowerCrowd

Rich Uncles REIT I to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Lowers Net Asset Value

January 18, 2019

Rich Uncles REIT I to Explore Strategic Alternatives, Lowers Net Asset Value – The DI Wire http://bit.ly/2Hhm6gk The board of Rich Uncles Real Estate Investment Trust I, a publicly registered non-traded REIT, has hired Cushman & Wakefield as its real estate financial advisor to evaluate strategic alternatives which will include marketing the REIT’s entire real estate…

Read full article

Get The Latest News

Subscribe for updates

Podcasts

Michael Campbell, CEO, Carlton Crowdfunding

NRE Forum Podcast #240: No-one’s going to buy a $1bn on the Internet Following the passing of Howard Michaels in September, my guest today Michael Campbell recently promoted to the CEO position at the Carlton Group, has some big shoes to fill. As you’ll hear from today’s conversation, he is…

Listen Here

Nav Athwal, Founder, RealtyShares – Reflections

NRE Forum Podcast #239: Nav Athwal, Founder of RealtyShares Reflects Upon Lessons Learned Nav Athwal founded RealtyShares in 2013; he left his operating position in late 2017 and exited the board late summer 2018.  Today he reflects upon the lessons learned from the rise and fall of one of the…

Listen Here

Pete Asmus, CEO Greenzone 360

NRE Forum Podcast #238: The Only Cannabis Real Estate Crowdfunding Site Pete Asmus is a force of nature. He is an inspirational speaker and one of the only entrepreneurs using crowdfunding to bring cannabis investment through real estate on his platform Greenzone 360. He is also the owner of one…

Listen Here

Lynn Smith, Founder & CEO, Buy the Block

NRE Forum Podcast #237: Buy the Block is One of the Only Funding Portals Under Reg CF Lynn Smith has taken on one of the noblest challenges in real estate finance today; she has founded and operates one of the very few funding portals that allows developers to raise money…

Listen Here

Dan Drew, Founder & CEO, First Real Fund

NRE Forum Podcast #236: Investor Protections and Co-Investment Put First Real Fund Ahead of the Crowd   Though one of the newer entrants to the real estate crowdfunding arena, Dan Drew’s institutional background and his emphasis on investor protections and wealth preservation, make his platform First Real Fund stand out…

Listen Here

Steven Kaufman, Founder & CAO, Zeus Crowdfunding

NRE Forum Podcast #235: ZeusCrowdfunding.com is the Only Real Estate Site in the Industry With a Guarantee Money Industry Steven Kaufman’s title at ZeusCrowdfunding.com is CAO. Apparently, that stands for Chief Acceleration Officer but could well stand for Chief Audacity Officer because Steven Kaufman at ZeusCrowdfunding.com actually guarantees the investments on his site. If…

Listen Here

Matt Rodak, Founder & CEO Fund That Flip

NRE Forum Podcast #233: Fund that Flip Improves Processes, Disrupts the Hard Money Industry Matt Rodak is founder and CEO of Fund that Flip. Matt found an opportunity to disrupt the hard money lending space when he was borrowing money from lenders but found the process to be unwieldy and…

Listen Here

Adam Kaufman, Co-Founder & Managing Director, ArborCrowd

NRE Forum Podcast #232: Pre-Funding Deals, ArborCrowd Invests Before Taking to the Crowd In today’s podcast, Adam Kaufman, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Arborcrowd explains that they prefund deals before offering them to investors. He describes how, as their business model is not driven by a need for volume, they…

Listen Here

Harold Hofer, Co-Founder & CEO, Rich Uncles

NRE Forum Podcast #231: Rich Uncles and the $5.00 Minimum Investment Harold Hofer together with his Co-Founder Ray Wirta (also executive chairman at CBRE) envisioned a world where anyone could invest in real estate way before the JOBS Act was even a gleam in a politician’s eye.  They launched in…

Listen Here

Jason Schwetz, Triple Net Zero Debt

NRE Forum Podcast #230: Capitalizing on CFRE With a Conservative Approach to Investing Jason Schwetz, President and Founder of Triple Net Zero Debt, realized early on that crowd funding was going to transform the way real estate is financed and set about building a model to capitalize on this paradigm. …

Listen Here

Anna Pinedo, Partner Mayer Brown. The Accredited Investor Standard

NRE Forum Podcast #229: The Accredited Investor Standard Podcast: Anna Pinedo a partner at the law firm of Mayer Brown, helps unravel some of the background to the accredited investor standard and the case for and against how it might change going forward.  Though any change will not come about…

Listen Here

Michael Episcope, Principal & Co-Founder, Origin Investments

NRE Forum Podcast #228: Growing Wealth From Commodities to Real Estate Podcast:  Transitioning from a successful career in commodities trading to real estate, Michael Episcope, Principal and Co-founder of Origin Investments, brings the same standards of excellence to his second career as made him so successful in his first. Maintaining…

Listen Here

Ian Ippolito, The Real Estate Crowd Funding Review

NRE Forum Podcast #227: The Real Estate Crowdfunding Review Podcast:  Listen to Dr. Adam Gower talk to a prolific and diligent crowd fund real estate investor, Ian Ippolito who, though he does not come from a real estate background, has become one of the most knowledgeable and respected players in…

Listen Here

Dror Poleg, Rethinking Real Estate

NRE Forum Podcast #226: Impact of CFRE on Private Equity, and of Tech on Both Dror Poleg, fellow London School of Economics graduate, talks about the impact of crowd funding on the private equity space and how technology is changing real estate.  Dror has developed over 30 million square feet…

Listen Here

Jason Fritton, Co-Founder & CEO, Patch of Land

NRE Forum Podcast #225: From Zero to $500 million in Four Years My podcast guest today Jason Fritton, co-founder and CEO of the online CFRE marketplace Patch of Land was one of the earliest adopters of crowd fund techniques to bring liquidity to real estate markets. What makes Jason particularly…

Listen Here

Charles Clinton, Co-Founder & CEO, EquityMultiple

NRE Forum Podcast #224: The Institutional Approach to a Strong Upside With Protected Downside Charles Clinton, Co-Founder and CEO of CFRE platform EquityMultiple, comes from the sophisticated institutional world of real estate. Charles has an awareness of the upside that everyone wants from real estate investing that is combined with…

Listen Here

Lew Feldman, CEO Heritage Capital Ventures

NRE Forum Podcast #223: Experience and Track Record Key to Building Trust Online Institutional Quality Crowd Funding* Lew Feldman founded Goodwin Procter’s California offices, served on the firm’s Executive Committee, was a member of its Real Estate Capital Markets Group, led the firm’s Public Finance Practice, and founded its Crowdfunding…

Listen Here

Chuck Schreiber, CEO, Co-Founder KBS

NRE Forum Podcast #222: The World’s 11th Largest Office Building Owner Crowd Funding $1 billion From a start investing in portfolios of distressed office buildings almost 30 years ago, KBS has grown to be one of the largest owners of office buildings in the world.  Understanding the needs of its…

Listen Here

Greg MacKinnon, Pension Real Estate Association, PREA

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…

Listen Here

Sara Hanks, Co-Founder & CEO, CrowdCheck

NRE Forum Podcast #220: Protecting Grandma (and you) from Fraudsters Migrating from law, to a legislative position working for Senator Elizabeth Warren during the 2008/2009 downturn overseeing the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Sara Hanks was well positioned to appreciate the dramatic impact Crowd Funding was to have on capital formation. …

Listen Here

Latest News

CRE Crowdfunding Platforms Must Focus on Realistic Returns

Jan 18, 2019

CRE Crowdfunding Platforms Must Focus on Realistic Returns http://bit.ly/2T26gYt  The real estate crowdfunding industry is young, rife with opportunistic tech entrepreneurs and flush with venture capital. Combined with a strong U.S. economy and a growing desire among individuals for greater exposure to alternative investments, it’s easy to see why real…

Read More

Can Retail Real Estate Still Deliver for HNW Investors?

Jan 18, 2019

Can Retail Real Estate Still Deliver for HNW Investors? | National Real Estate Investor http://bit.ly/2S0kH1I  We’re barely into 2019, and the shaky future of Sears continues to grab many of the big headlines in the retail sector. But that’s not the story that high-net-worth (HNW) investors should be following in…

Read More

Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily

Jan 18, 2019

Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily | 2019-01-18 | HousingWire http://bit.ly/2RR3b05  We already knew that Freddie Mac set an all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that 2018 was the government-sponsored enterprise’s best overall year ever in…

Read More

Will Lower Mortgage Rates Escalate Sales Gains?

Jan 18, 2019

Will Lower Mortgage Rates Escalate Sales Gains? | Realtor Magazine http://bit.ly/2Hl1jZo  The real estate industry will soon see what kind of impact weeks of declining mortgage rates have had on home sales. Will it provide the boost some experts are predicting? Since early November, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has fallen…

Read More

Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily

Jan 18, 2019

Freddie Mac just had its biggest year ever in multifamily | 2019-01-18 | HousingWire http://bit.ly/2RR3b05  We already knew that Freddie Mac set an all-time record for multifamily security issuance in 2018, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that 2018 was the government-sponsored enterprise’s best overall year ever in…

Read More

How to Avoid First-Time Mistakes with Multifamily Investments

Jan 18, 2019

How to Avoid First-Time Mistakes with Multifamily Investments http://bit.ly/2RTz3kC  As U.S. households continue to look more favorably on renting versus owning than at any other time in the last half century, it’s a good time to be a landlord. It’s also the key reason why the multifamily sector continues to…

Read More

The 10 Cities With the Largest High-Net-Worth Populations

Jan 18, 2019

The 10 Cities With the Largest High-Net-Worth Populations http://bit.ly/2RU1wXl  The global population of high-net-worth individuals increased last year by just under 2 percent, according to a recent report by Wealth-X, and it represents a population that’s spread across the world, albeit unevenly. HNW individuals, categorized as having a net worth…

Read More

The Possibility of Pause on Interest Rate Hikes; Good as Long as it Doesn’t Lead to Bubble

Jan 18, 2019

A Fed Pause on Rate Hikes Would Keep Money Flowing to CRE | National Real Estate Investor http://bit.ly/2AVh03E 

Read More

Former Tesla Executive Joins Roofstock Leadership Team

Jan 17, 2019

Former Tesla Executive Joins Roofstock Leadership Team | Business Wire http://bit.ly/2T2uQIE  -Roofstock, the leading marketplace for single-family rental (SFR) investment properties, announced today the appointment of former Tesla executive, Fiona Taylor as Vice President of Operations. “The Roofstock team brings a unique approach to this market and is truly leading…

Read More

Housing activity declines, recession probability increases

Jan 17, 2019

Housing activity declines, recession probability increases | 2019-01-16 | HousingWire http://bit.ly/2T5NMXb  Single-family housing authorizations decreased 0.95% in December, falling for the second consecutive month and down 3.76% year over year, according to a recent report by BuildFax, a property condition data service provider. Single-family housing authorizations represent building permits requesting…

Read More

Industry Updates

Russell SAGE - American Financier and Politician |
https://t.co/EoQBmNDIPm
#RealEstate #Investment #CrowdFunding #Quote

Inspirational Architecture: NYC Hotels
The Lotte NY Palace|
Have you caught eye of The Lotte? It was prominently featured on cult tv show Gossip Girl, in the opening of Mr Robot + on Jerry Seinfeld's TV specials!
#RealEstate #NYC #hotel #architecture #invest
Image via @bigpicu

First RealFund has been nominated, and on the shortlist, for Crowdsourcing Platform of the Year!
#RealEstate #Investment #CrowdFunding #Invest #NewYorkCity
https://t.co/DMXo5sozbb

Strong millennial workforce, walkable developments near transit hubs, urbanized suburbs and more make the Chicago market prime for #CRE investing https://t.co/VSXFAKUnQR

Real Estate Finance & Investment: #REFI Institutional Investment Summit |
Who? Our CEO Dan Drew will be a featured speaking, discussing #RealEstate #crowdfunding
When? February 7th 2019
Where? Essex House #NewYork
https://t.co/CATYsIufyE

Investment Spotlight: Lago Paradiso (a 2017 investment) is a lakefront apartment complex that consists of 27 buildings with 424 one- and two-bedroom units in Miami, FL. It has a tropical feel as well🍍🌺🌴🐠
#realestate #multifamily #exteriors #tropical #crowdfunding #miami

Have you seen our Washington Avenue Portfolio? |
https://t.co/wNySGP9oBU
#RealEstate #CrowdFunding #Invest #NewYork

Harriet Martineau - British Social Theorist |
https://t.co/EoQBmNDIPm
#RealEstate #Investment #CrowdFunding #Quote

Load More...