Real estate crowdfunding may reinvent private money financing

October 15, 2014

Not long after passage of Title II of the JOBS Act – legislation that makes it easier to raise funds for business ventures through the internet, entrepreneur Jilliene Hellman started RealtyMogul, the first website with crowdfunding services for real estate.


But RealtyTrac says that there are some constraints in real estate crowdfunding, which is still in its infancy. For example, only accredited investors can take part, and the participation of unaccredited investors is illegal. This limits crowdfunding to a very limited pool of investors.


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