Real Estate Crowdfunding: An Insider’s Guide to Investing Online introduces the reader to basic real estate investment concepts and then takes a deep dive into how to invest passively yet wisely in real estate syndications.
This book will teach the reader how to:
• invest in crowdfunded real estate syndicates
• understand key financial concepts used in the industry
• diversify their investment portfolios
• read between the lines of investment contracts
• maximize profit while minimizing losses
This book is a guide to the foundational financial concepts upon which all real estate projects are based and explains the language of real estate from an insider’s perspective. It provides a road map of what to watch for and how to win at the game of passive real estate investing.
Table of Contents
2 Real Estate Crowdfunding Background
4 Five Types of Real Estate
5 Four Development Strategies
6 The Eight Phases of Real Estate Development
7 The Risk of Real Estate Investing
8 The Eight Financial Keys
10 Conclusion: Conquering Real Estate Crowdfunding
Addendum 1: A Starter Guide on Preferred Equity
Addendum 2: The Impact of Crowdfunding on Real Estate Waterfall
Adam Gower is a real estate investment and finance professional with over 30 years of
experience and holds a Ph.D. in how syndicates mitigate risk (an historical perspective)
from University College London. He is an internationally recognized expert in real estate
crowdfunding and has taught thousands of students, both at university level and online,
the secrets of successful real estate investing.
"We applaud Adam's thorough effort to educate investors on this new exciting and important opportunity for investing in real estate online. We share the point of view that an educated and informed investor is more successful over the long haul. Jump in, and get started building your own personal real estate portfolio!"
Tore Steen, CEO, co-founder CrowdStreet
"Adam provides a blueprint for success when investing in crowdfunded real estate deals. If you want to learn from one of the most successful real estate professionals in the industry, look no further than this must-have book."
Peter Linneman, coauthor of Real Estate Finance and Investments: Risks and Opportunities and Professor Emeritus of Real Estate, The Wharton School
"A detailed and timely book, full of important information for anyone who wants to build and preserve wealth investing in real estate syndications online. Strongly recommended."
Max Sharkansky, Managing Partner, Trion Properties