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3 reasons why private REITs are strategic hedges against volatility - HappyNest

Public markets are more intertwined then ever before in history. Private REITs make a strategic hedge against market volatility.

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Inflation is coming – how will it impact the real estate market? - HappyNest

Brace yourselves: Inflation is coming. Here's everything you need to know about this value killer – and how you can capitalize on it.

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Roofstock
How to Start Flipping Houses for a Profit in 2021

Find out what you need to know (and what you need to watch out for) when you start out flipping houses in today's market.

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How to Rent Your House to Great Tenants: 9 Easy Steps

Ready to begin renting a home? Here's how to find the great tenants you need and how to get started on your landlord journey.

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What is a Pocket Listing and How Can You Find Them?

Learn the difference between pocket listings and traditional listings and find out how to locate pocket listings in your market.

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Need to Sell Your House Fast? Here Are 6 Great Options

If you're looking to exit your current real estate investment property, here are six ways to get it sold quickly.

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Republic
Investing in buckwheat!

Podcasting with Emily Griffith, Founder & CEO of Lil Bucks

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Ben Kanner, Worklete

What’s the inspiration behind Worklete? My father was a professional athlete, but as all professional athletes know, there is a relatively short shelf life on that career choice. One day he was talking to a few of his firefighter friends and discovered th...

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GROUNDFLOOR
Asset Management Monthly Update, May 2021

We are pleased to present details about loan repayments and asset management activities from last month, May 2021.

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Republic
Malcolm Fontier, Pakt

What’s the inspiration behind Pakt? My team and I are resolute in the fact that we value experiences over any product. It’s our mission to create great products that let people focus on the journey and get more out of their travel experiences and their da...

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Republic
Isabelle Steichen and Alexandra Dempster, Lupii

What’s the meaning behind the name Lupii? Isabelle: When I was telling people that I was vegan, the number one question I kept getting asked was, “How do you get your protein?” This really stood out to me, so I looked at the plant-based protein options cu...

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GROUNDFLOOR
On The Ground With GROUNDFLOOR's Jaehee Kim

Meet Jaehee Kim, one of GROUNDFLOOR's software engineers.

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ShareStates
Housing Bubble 2021: Myth or Reality?

Is there such thing as a housing bubble? If so, are we currently experiencing one? As the economy begins to bounce back from COVID-19 what can we expect?

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Republic
Brooks Addington, Töst Beverages

What’s the inspiration behind Töst? Brooks enjoying a Töst at the iconic Gotham Bar & Grill in NYC TÖST was created so that everyone can celebrate their moments inclusively. That’s not just a marketing line—that’s our ethos. The idea was simple: the...

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Can Landlords Keep The Security Deposit if a Tenant Breaks a Lease?

Understand your rights and obligations when a tenant ends the lease period early, and find out how to offset the effect on your cash flow.

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How to Create an Ironclad Tenant Move-In Checklist for 2021

Communication is key. That's why a thorough move-in checklist can help you prevent misunderstandings and clarify the property's current condition.

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Rent to Income Ratio: The Landlord’s Guide for 2021

Find out how to calculate this important metric and how rent to income ratio can affect your tenant screening process.

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15 Most Important Real Estate Metrics for Investors

This is your guide to the most important real estate metrics so that you can crunch the numbers and evaluate properties more effectively.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Introducing Stairs, A New Mobile App to Help You Save

Today we’re excited to announce our new mobile app, Stairs, now available as a limited beta for Apple and Android phones.

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Republic
Investing in Emerging Markets

Podcasting with Jim Chu, Founder and CEO of Untapped

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SeedInvest
Campaign Spotlight: Caliber, full-service real estate investment company

Caliber is a real estate investment company on a mission to build wealth and transform communities. The campaign ended its...

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Republic
Pratik Gupta, Strom Motors

What’s the inspiration behind Strom Motors? It really started as an in-house R&D side project where we studied future market trends. One night while working at the lab in Mumbai, we realized we couldn’t solve the electric mobility problem with data an...

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Republic
Robert Garland, Fund the First

What’s the inspiration behind Fund the First? Back in 2017, the daughter of one of my closest friends was born two days apart from my middle child. We were both excited to raise our kids together, but when my friend’s daughter was only a few months old, s...

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Litigation Finance Insights
Litigation Finance 2.0: A Harvard Business School Case on LexShares

In a recently-published case study, Harvard Business School explores LexShares' role as an innovator in the “frontier” asset class of litigation finance.

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SeedInvest
Campaign Spotlight: Perfitly, AR/VR-AI virtual fitting room and garment visualization software

Perfitly is an AR/VR-AI apparel e-commerce SaaS solution built to reduce returns and increase sales by allowing the customer to...

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Can You Sell a Property With a Lien on It?

Understand laws associated with property liens and financial instruments and learn how to search for and navigate liens on your investment property.

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How to Write a Letter Notifying Your Tenant of Sale of Property

Want to make sure you stay on the right side of Landlord-Tenant law when you sell your rental property? Here's how to write a notification for your tenant.

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A Landlord’s Responsibilities for Maintaining a Property

Your responsibility doesn't end at the closing table. Find out how to properly maintain your rental property for maximum value and profitability.

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What Landlords Need to Know About Squatters Rights in 2021

Understand the laws of adverse possession and find out what you can do -- and what you can't -- if someone is squatting in your rental property.

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EquityMultiple
Whitepaper: The Life Cycle of an EquityMultiple Investment - EQUITYMULTIPLE

The heart of EquityMultiple’s business and value to our investors is the Real Estate Team—a data-driven, cross-disciplinary group with deep experience. The Real Estate Team consists of two groups: Investments, and Asset Management, which together span the full life cycle of an EquityMultiple investment. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn more about how both teams operate, […]

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ShareStates
Nuances of the 1031 Exchange

What is the 1031 Exchange and how will a proposed increase capital gains taxes impact the real estate investment industry going forward?

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Roofstock Marks Six Years of Growth, Surpassing $3 Billion in Transaction Volume

Roofstock Marks Six Years of Growth, Surpassing $3 Billion in Transaction Volume

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Rental Property Accounting 101: What Landlords Should Know

Understand the tried and true basics of rental property accounting so that you can maximize revenue and tax deductions on every property.

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Breaking Down The Rental Property Balance Sheet for Owners

Master the rental property balance sheet to track every aspect of your investment's financial picture including assets, liabilities, and equity.

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How to (Legally) Deduct Rental Property Travel Expenses

For short or long trips of all kinds, proper recordkeeping can help you stay on the right side of allowable tax deductions for travel.

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The Top 16 Rental Property Accounting Software of 2021

Crunch the numbers and stay on track with your financial goals with our top picks for rental property accounting software.

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EquityMultiple
Investing in Student Housing Post-COVID - EQUITYMULTIPLE

Student housing is a subset of multifamily. It may seem similar; however, there are several key differences investors should note in 2021.

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Republic
Investing in Video Games with Justin Bailey, Founder of Fig

Podcasting with Justin Bailey, Founder of Fig

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Republic
How to think about DeFi? Part 4: Men in Lack—loans without collateral

Let's look into one of the potential major links between crypto and the traditional world: crypto-funded lending for business

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EquityMultiple
Retail and Industrial Assets: 2021 Market Trends - EQUITYMULTIPLE

How did retail and industrial fare in 2020? Here's why the death of retail may be overblown, and why industrial assets are poised for growth.

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Litigation Finance Insights
An Inside Look at How LexShares and Litigation Finance Work

Commercial litigation funding is a fast-growing niche within the larger umbrella of litigation finance investing, as LexShares CEO Cayse Llorens explains.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Borrower Spotlight: Jeanine Smith

This month's featured borrower is Jeanine Smith, an Atlanta-based renovator who has worked with GROUNDFLOOR on several projects.

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Maximum Late Fees by State - The Landlord’s 2021 Guide

Each state has its own rules and regulations that affect landlords. Learn the late fees for your state so that you're always in compliance.

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What is Prorated Rent and How Do You Calculate It?

Understand the importance of charging prorated rent and learn how to calculate it properly with our step-by-step guide.

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What Landlords Need to Know About Renting to College Students

Understand the dos and don'ts of renting to college students and learn the best markets for college rentals.

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How to Get a Rental Property Approved for Section 8 in 2021

Learn the pros and cons of Section 8 housing and learn how to have your rental property approved for this market.

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StartEngine
How Funding Rounds Can Affect Your Investments

What happens to your investment if the company you invested in goes on to raise another round of funding in the future?

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EquityMultiple
Multifamily Real Estate: 2021 Market Trends - EQUITYMULTIPLE

Multifamily real estate has historically exhibited higher resilience than other asset classes. Here's why that remained true this past year.

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EquityMultiple
TEST - Whitepaper: Top Real Estate Markets - EQUITYMULTIPLE

2020 was a year of unprecedented economic challenges, which showed again the relative durability of the private CRE asset class. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many investors wondering which markets will recover the fastest, and where there may be future opportunities, given several recent trends that have emerged: The rise of remote work Increased demand […]

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Investing in vegan ice cream

Podcasting with Carli Blum, Founder & CEO of Sunscoop

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