With apologies for the admittedly clickbait title, I’ve got a challenge for you, and I think it’ll make you a better investor. I’ll get to it in just a minute, but first, let me explain why you’re not alone in likely doing this. We all hear diversification is great. “It’s one of the fundamental tenets Read More »

As the sun rises on 2016, I wanted to share 10 predictions on Real Estate Crowdfunding for this year. Given AlphaFlow’s place in the ecosystem though, I’ll concede that these are not only predictions but also some items we plan to help bring to fruition. Automated Underwriting: A number of platforms raised enormous rounds of Read More »

  For the world of real estate crowdfunding, 2013 was perhaps the infancy period. 2014 might be characterized as childhood, with platforms making great progress but still failing to be taken seriously by the “adults.” Looking back on 2015, this year could perhaps be the teen years: fantastic growth and maturation, but also an overabundance Read More »

“You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.”  This classic Warren Buffet quote quickly comes to mind as many investors tout the strong returns they’ve earned by investing in real estate crowdfunding. Allow me to say from the start that I’m a huge believer in peer-to-peer investing. As a founder of Read More »

“Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.” -John Gerzema In speaking to our customers at AlphaFlow, the biggest worries we hear almost always come down to one word: transparency.  It’s a word easily tossed out by platforms, but they often mean honesty and not transparency.  Honesty means you’re telling Read More »

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