Real Estate’s New Frontier: Crowdfunding

While the JOBS Act lifts the ban on marketing today, another part of it, which allows unaccredited investors anywhere to invest up to $2,000 a year in a real estate company, is still mired in rule-making at the S.E.C. Once that is settled, the door will be wide open for crowdfunding real estate. That could give way to revenue not just from rent, but from refinancing or selling the property. Like playing Monopoly, which is why some critics say it is too much, too fast.
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Simplify your mobile real estate site

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(It’s perhaps not for nothing that he considered titling his never-completed memoir Intrepid Angler.) The next day, Herrscher came to home Skouras’ expansive office on the first floor of the studio’s Executive Building fronting Pico. Fueled by the region’s 1950s-era boomtown ambition, the duo originally planned for Fox to develop Century City itself. Amid a discordant decor of midcentury Las Vegas furniture and Impressionist paintings, Herrscher pitched his new boss on an acquaintance, in-demand L.A.
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Why Century City Ranks Among the Worst Real Estate Deals in Hollywood History

One victim is a disabled woman who paid Earley $1,600 for a unit, only to find that someone else was living there, according to police. When the woman went into the unit and used the real estate access code Earley provided, the residents confronted her, police said. Earley promised a refund, but didnt provide one, according to police. Two other victims received refunds after detectives started investigating. A lot of these victims were down on their luck and he took advantage of them, Detective Frank Podpolucha said in a news release from police. He would take their money for a bogus apartment that he would never deliver. Podpolucha said, in several cases, Earley contacted victims and offered a refund if they would drop their criminal complaint.
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Real Estate Agent Took Deposits and Never Delivered: Cops

Remember, people want three primary things when they visit a real estate website: whats for sale, how much their house is worth, and community information. Moreover, every additional click that users must make results in users dropping off. 2.
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