The Voice for Real Estate 34: Upstream, Crowdfunding

The Voice for Real Estate 34: Upstream, Crowdfunding

Nov 11, 2015
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Week of Nov. 9, 2015

Crowdfunding generated $16 billion in capital investment last year. More capital investment often means more real estate sales and leasing. Expect more crowdfunding money to pour into business now that the SEC is set to publish its rule on this growing source of capital in January. Other top stories in the latest Voice for Real Estate: NAR and its partners have signed an agreement to launch a new platform for brokers, MLS, and associations to manage and control listing data. It's called Upstream and it's intended to help real estate companies of all sizes and business models. NAR's annual conference in San Diego and its recent home buyer and seller report are also covered.

Featured segments:

  • Upstream data initiative gets underway
  • How crowdfunding rule could boost real estate
  • Who are today's buyers?
  • NAR conference goes to San Diego

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