Quick Takeaways

  • Crowdfunding is a method for real estate investment, when investors pool money to fund a particular project and earn passive income from the property.
  • Platforms like Crowdstreet, Fundrise, and Patch of Land allow investors to engage in crowdfunding real estate investments.
  • Crowdfunding can take out the “legwork” of traditional real estate investment, allowing investors to build a real estate portfolio.

The Best Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment Platforms (Business Insider, May 1, 2023)

Investment in real estate can take many forms. Crowdfunding is a relatively new idea in real estate financing: soliciting funding online. Crowdfunding could present an alternative funding stream for both residential and commercial buyers and sellers. Crowdfunding can be a way to invest in real estate by pooling money with many investors to diversify their investment portfolios and earn passive income on a property without the “legwork” of maintaining an investment. Investors can use a multitude of platforms, with the most popular being Crowdstreet, to invest in commercial real estate with a variety of investment strategies.

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