Crowdfunding for Passive Real Estate Investing

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Crowdfunding for Passive Real Estate Investing

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Today we’re going to talk about Crowdfunding!

So what is Crowdfunding anyways?

Real estate crowdfunding involves pooling funds from multiple investors to finance real estate projects. These projects can range from residential and commercial properties to development ventures or even infrastructure projects. Crowdfunding allows investors to diversify their portfolios by participating in a variety of real estate opportunities, rather than shouldering the entire burden of a single property investment.


Advantages of Real Estate Crowdfunding

1. Access to Investment Opportunities: Real estate crowdfunding opens doors to investment opportunities that were previously inaccessible to individual investors. By pooling resources, investors gain access to a wide range of real estate projects, including those with high entry barriers, such as luxury developments or commercial properties in prime locations. This access allows for diversification and exposure to different property types and markets.

2. Lower Entry Costs: Unlike traditional real estate investing, which often requires substantial capital upfront, crowdfunding platforms allow individuals to invest with smaller amounts. This lower entry barrier enables investors to participate in real estate projects without committing significant financial resources. Also, some crowdfunding platforms offer the ability to invest in fractional shares, allowing investors to spread their capital across multiple projects.

3. Mitigated Risk through Diversification: Real estate crowdfunding allows investors to spread their risk across multiple projects, reducing the impact of any single investment’s performance. By diversifying their portfolio through crowdfunding, investors can benefit from exposure to different property types, geographic locations, and market sectors. This diversification can help mitigate risks associated if any specific property or market downturns.

4. Passive Investment and Professional Management: Crowdfunding platforms typically handle the day-to-day management of the real estate projects. This means investors can enjoy the benefits of real estate investing without the hassle of property management, tenant relations, or maintenance. Professional teams with expertise in real estate acquisition, development, and management are responsible for executing the projects, providing investors with peace of mind and potentially higher returns.


Popular Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms

1. RealtyMogul: RealtyMogul is a leading crowdfunding platform that offers a range of investment opportunities, including commercial properties, multifamily developments, and industrial real estate. They thoroughly vet each investment, ensuring quality opportunities for investors.

2. Fundrise: Fundrise is a popular platform that focuses on both commercial and residential real estate. They provide access to a diversified portfolio of properties across the United States, allowing investors to choose from different investment strategies based on their preferences.

3. PeerStreet: PeerStreet specializes in crowdfunding for real estate debt investments. The platform focuses on short-term bridge loans and other debt-backed investments, making it an attractive option for investors seeking fixed-income opportunities within the real estate sector.

4. RealtyShares: RealtyShares offers a range of real estate investment options, including residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties. They provide detailed property information, financial projections, and investment terms, allowing investors to make informed decisions.



Real estate crowdfunding has revolutionized the investment landscape, providing individuals with access to diverse real estate projects with lower entry costs and reduced risk through diversification. With professional management and passive investment opportunities, crowdfunding platforms have empowered investors to participate in the real estate market with ease. As always, it is essential to conduct thorough research and due diligence when considering real estate crowdfunding opportunities, to make sure your investments align with your investment goals and risk tolerance.

Isn’t this concept cool?!  Do you want to know more? We had a guest speak about crowdfunding on the show a little while ago.  If you want to learn more about this fun and profitable strategy, here is the old episode that talks more about it!

The Three Flavors of Crowdfunding with Mark Roderick.

And Deidre, who also shared about REIT’s with us also talked about Crowdfunding.  Here is her episode again.
Increasing Diversity In Real Estate Investing With Deidre Woollard

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Moneeka Sawyer is often described as one of the most blissful people you will ever meet.   She has been investing in Real Estate for over 20 years, so has been through all the different cycles of the market.  Still, she has turned $10,000 into over $5,000,000, working only 5-10 hours per MONTH with very little stress. While building her multi-million dollar business, she has traveled to over 55 countries, dances every single day, supports causes that are important to her, and spends lots of time with her husband of over 20 years. She is the international best-selling author of the multiple award-winning books "Choose Bliss: The Power and Practice of Joy and Contentment" and “Real Estate Investing for Women: Expert Conversations to Increase Wealth and Happiness the Blissful Way.” Moneeka has been featured on stages including Carnegie Hall and Nasdaq, radio, podcasts such as Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod,  and TV stations including ABC, CBS, FOX, and the CW, impacting over 150 million people.