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How BOLDness Built the World’s Largest Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Real estate crowdfunding has democratized the marketplace




Property investment is one of the four most common types of investments, alongside cash, bonds and shares. Of the four, real estate has been the best performing investment in modern history. Though through lack of access to sufficient funding, most people have been excluded from getting involved and enjoying the benefits. The best real estate crowdfunding has democratized investing in property, and allows smaller players to invest alongside the biggest ones, often on the same terms.

Investing in real estate on a personal basis still usually consists of two methods. They are either buying a property to rent out, or buying one in need of repair, improving it and selling it at a profit – a “fix and flip.” Each method is time consuming, restricted to people with access to a “critical mass” level of funding, and is quite a singular activity. Though as with many other areas of business and trading, communication technology has enabled creating new and disruptive business models. In this case, real estate crowdfunding enables crowds of investors, who are most likely complete strangers to each other, to pool their resources and access new market opportunities.

How real estate crowdfunding works

Real estate crowdfunding is a creative investment strategy that is becoming more and more popular. Numerous specialist crowdfunding platforms are online marketplaces where real estate management teams, or maybe property developers, aim to raise money to complete construction or refurbishment projects. They showcase them as investment opportunities. Personal investors gain access to numerous projects to choose from. They offer attractive returns on investment (ROI) that were previously available only to institutional backers. They can also invest affordable sums that are way below the full purchase price of an individual property.

This article was first published by Crowdsourcing Week. Please continue reading it at You will gain insights to the best real estate crowdfunding platform with the highest value portfolio of properties.

Clive Reffell

Clive Reffell

Clive has worked with Crowdsourcing Week to source, create and publish content since May 2016. With knowledge and experience gained in a 30+ year marketing career based in London, UK, he helps SMEs and startups to run successful crowdfunding projects, and provides support across wider marketing issues.

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