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Crowdfunding Dangers

Real Estate Crowdfunding. Hot or not! Beware the dangers.

Real Estate Crowdfunding is the hottest thing right now

It appears to be the 'every person' way too easy wealth or at least it's being sold that way. The reality I think is somewhat different. I have spent that past year looking at buying various real estate crowdfunding businesses and the results have been less than impressive across so many of the start-ups. As businesses, they have no track record, no deal flow, little investment research or due diligence, and even less of a business growth plan. Yet they are putting valuations up as high as £3 million for a business is 1 deal under its belt. In fact, my biggest concern is that there is a tendency amongst the smaller startups to think "put up a website and they shall come". The reality is somewhat different. Read More