National Real Estate Forum

by Dr. Adam Gower

National Real Estate Forum
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 48
  • Last: 5 Mar 2018
The Real Estate Crowd Fund Project. Providing you with the tools you need to raise money and invest in crowd funded real estate deals. Crowd-funding, typically associated with business start-ups and 'donation' sites such as Kickstarter, has benefited the real estate industry more than any other. Listen to the National Real Estate Forum podcasts where industry leaders, Founders, CEOs, VC's, sponsors and investors share their insights. For the first time since the advent of the internet, you can now raise money and invest in crowd funded real estate deals online. Download the free primer (pdf) at NREForum.org, listen to the podcasts, and become an expert in raising money and investing in crowd funded real estate deals online.

Episodes (48)

  • Greg MacKinnon, Pension Real Estate Association
    Greg MacKinnon, Pension Real Estate Association
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 46:51
    Greg MacKinnon is director of research at the pension Real Estate Association, PREA.  As the director of research his role is to provide research in white papers, and data and thought leadership to the association’s membership.  Members are... Read more →
    Greg MacKinnon is director of research at the pension Real Estate Association, PREA.  As the director of research his role is to provide research in white papers, and data and thought leadership to the association’s membership.  Members are... Read more →

  • Sara Hanks, CEO CrowdCheck
    Sara Hanks, CEO CrowdCheck
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 42:41
    Sara Hanks is, was, a corporate and securities lawyer of thirty plus years before the financial crisis of 2008+ happened.  She was recruited by Senator Elizabeth Warren, who at the time was Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the... Read more →
    Sara Hanks is, was, a corporate and securities lawyer of thirty plus years before the financial crisis of 2008+ happened.  She was recruited by Senator Elizabeth Warren, who at the time was Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the... Read more →

  • Max Sharkansky, Managing Partner, Trion Properties
    Max Sharkansky, Managing Partner, Trion Properties
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 36:24
    Introducing Max Max Sharkansky’s firm, Trion Partners, is in the business of value item multifamily residential real estate. They started out around 2005/2006, right before the recession.  Prior to that Max was a broker at Marcus and Millic... Read more →
    Introducing Max Max Sharkansky’s firm, Trion Partners, is in the business of value item multifamily residential real estate. They started out around 2005/2006, right before the recession.  Prior to that Max was a broker at Marcus and Millic... Read more →

  • Tore Steen, Co-Founder, CEO, CrowdStreet
    Tore Steen, Co-Founder, CEO, CrowdStreet
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    Published: 29 Jan 2018 Duration: 49:00
    Looking to the Future Having been founded only in 2013, CrowdStreet’s growth trajectory has been very rapid reaching the $200 million milestone of equity placed just four years later in 2017 and exceeding 70,000 investors in the same year. ... Read more →
    Looking to the Future Having been founded only in 2013, CrowdStreet’s growth trajectory has been very rapid reaching the $200 million milestone of equity placed just four years later in 2017 and exceeding 70,000 investors in the same year. ... Read more →

  • Nick Walsh, co-Founder Global Senior Housing
    Nick Walsh, co-Founder Global Senior Housing
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 37:55
    From Single Family For Sale, to Senior Housing Global Senior Housing, the company that Nick Walsh co-founded with his father, develops senior living projects in the western United States. Before forming the company and moving to San Diego, ... Read more →
    From Single Family For Sale, to Senior Housing Global Senior Housing, the company that Nick Walsh co-founded with his father, develops senior living projects in the western United States. Before forming the company and moving to San Diego, ... Read more →

  • Chris Loeffler, Founder & CEO Caliber Companies
    Chris Loeffler, Founder & CEO Caliber Companies
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    Published: 14 Jan 2018 Duration: 44:17
    Humble Beginnings  Chris Loeffler graduated Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an accountant going down the corporate path.  An opportunity came to him, during the 2007-2009 economic downturn, to ... Read more →
    Humble Beginnings  Chris Loeffler graduated Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an accountant going down the corporate path.  An opportunity came to him, during the 2007-2009 economic downturn, to ... Read more →

  • Adam Hooper, Founder & CEO RealCrowd
    Adam Hooper, Founder & CEO RealCrowd
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 37:29
    The 19th Hole After graduating Penn State, Adam Hooper started his career as, of all things, a class A PGA golf professional.  Finding that not quite as glamorous as he had initially anticipated, he followed in his family footsteps and, aro... Read more →
    The 19th Hole After graduating Penn State, Adam Hooper started his career as, of all things, a class A PGA golf professional.  Finding that not quite as glamorous as he had initially anticipated, he followed in his family footsteps and, aro... Read more →

  • AdaPia d'Errico, Part 2: Consultant
    AdaPia d'Errico, Part 2: Consultant
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 23:09
    A Woman’s Voice for Women AdaPia d’Errico has recently moved into an advisory role with AlphaFlow.   She is a special advisor with the company, still working closely with them on influencer marketing and business development and promoting t... Read more →
    A Woman’s Voice for Women AdaPia d’Errico has recently moved into an advisory role with AlphaFlow.   She is a special advisor with the company, still working closely with them on influencer marketing and business development and promoting t... Read more →

  • AdaPia d'Errico, Part 1: COO, AlphaFlow
    AdaPia d'Errico, Part 1: COO, AlphaFlow
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    Published: 17 Dec 2017 Duration: 37:21
    CFRE – An Educational Challenge AdaPia D’Errico became involved with real estate crowdfunding around 2013 when she joined the three founders of Patch of Land. It was about three months after they launched and was really the beginning of rea... Read more →
    CFRE – An Educational Challenge AdaPia D’Errico became involved with real estate crowdfunding around 2013 when she joined the three founders of Patch of Land. It was about three months after they launched and was really the beginning of rea... Read more →

  • Amy Wan Attorney, Bootstrap Legal
    Amy Wan Attorney, Bootstrap Legal
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    Published: 11 Dec 2017 Duration: 53:04
    Crowd Funding Real Estate – Intersection of Money, Morality and Justice Amy has always been intrigued by the intersection of money, morality and justice and originally entered the law profession as a human rights attorney.  Moving to Los An... Read more →
    Crowd Funding Real Estate – Intersection of Money, Morality and Justice Amy has always been intrigued by the intersection of money, morality and justice and originally entered the law profession as a human rights attorney.  Moving to Los An... Read more →

  • Jonathan Tate, Architect Developer
    Jonathan Tate, Architect Developer
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    Published: 3 Dec 2017 Duration: 49:12
    Architect Developer Jonathan Tate runs a small architectural practice in New Orleans, Louisiana that prides itself on its experimental approach and its contemporary aesthetic.  He has been practicing for 20 years now and has always been int... Read more →
    Architect Developer Jonathan Tate runs a small architectural practice in New Orleans, Louisiana that prides itself on its experimental approach and its contemporary aesthetic.  He has been practicing for 20 years now and has always been int... Read more →

  • Bill Bedell, First Ever Regulation Crowd Fund Real Estate Investor
    Bill Bedell, First Ever Regulation Crowd Fund Real Estate Investor
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 25:43
    The First Regulation Crowd Fund Real Estate Investor Bill wanted to invest in real estate deal but did not have enough money to do so.  That was until he came across the SmallChange website.  SmallChange had a list of all their currently on... Read more →
    The First Regulation Crowd Fund Real Estate Investor Bill wanted to invest in real estate deal but did not have enough money to do so.  That was until he came across the SmallChange website.  SmallChange had a list of all their currently on... Read more →

  • Eve Picker, Founder & CEO SmallChange Funding Portal
    Eve Picker, Founder & CEO SmallChange Funding Portal
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    Published: 25 Nov 2017 Duration: 47:14
    SmallChange Eve Picker is an architect by training and fairly early on in her career she was always very interested in cities and took herself off to New York City to Columbia University to do a Masters in Urban Design because she was inter... Read more →
    SmallChange Eve Picker is an architect by training and fairly early on in her career she was always very interested in cities and took herself off to New York City to Columbia University to do a Masters in Urban Design because she was inter... Read more →

  • Alex Rampell, General Partner at Venture Capitalist Andreessen Horowitz
    Alex Rampell, General Partner at Venture Capitalist Andreessen Horowitz
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    Published: 12 Nov 2017 Duration: 58:31
    CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE LADY Real estate is not just a financial services play but it is the largest asset class pretty much in the world, and just everything involving a transaction for real estate is subject to change.  Most particularly i... Read more →
    CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE LADY Real estate is not just a financial services play but it is the largest asset class pretty much in the world, and just everything involving a transaction for real estate is subject to change.  Most particularly i... Read more →

  • Mark Roderick Real Estate Crowd Fund Attorney
    Mark Roderick Real Estate Crowd Fund Attorney
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    Published: 6 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:45
    Transformation of Equity Financing When the JOBS Act which of course created crowdfunding came on the horizon, I said to myself, one, this is super cool, but two, this is going to transform the American capital formation industry because it... Read more →
    Transformation of Equity Financing When the JOBS Act which of course created crowdfunding came on the horizon, I said to myself, one, this is super cool, but two, this is going to transform the American capital formation industry because it... Read more →

  • Brew Johnson, Founder and CEO, PeerStreet
    Brew Johnson, Founder and CEO, PeerStreet
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    Published: 5 Nov 2017 Duration: 51:17
    If you also think that crowd funding is going to completely transform real estate debt and the mortgage finance system, then you are in agreement with my guest today – Brew Johnson, Founder and CEO of PeerStreet, the online marketplace for... Read more →
    If you also think that crowd funding is going to completely transform real estate debt and the mortgage finance system, then you are in agreement with my guest today – Brew Johnson, Founder and CEO of PeerStreet, the online marketplace for... Read more →

  • Lisa Canning, Education Czar, Crowd Fund Capital Advisors
    Lisa Canning, Education Czar, Crowd Fund Capital Advisors
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 41:21
    Crowd Fund Capital Advisors Group  Crowdfund Capital Advisors was born with two entrepreneurs, Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, who, after the market crashed, felt that businesses were really having a tough time raising capital and, having go... Read more →
    Crowd Fund Capital Advisors Group  Crowdfund Capital Advisors was born with two entrepreneurs, Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best, who, after the market crashed, felt that businesses were really having a tough time raising capital and, having go... Read more →

  • Ben Miller, Co-Founder, CEO, Fundrise
    Ben Miller, Co-Founder, CEO, Fundrise
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 44:29
    LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE FROM THE SHOWNOTES PAGE The First Mini IPO and Regulation A+ Origins It was from a background of being a real estate sponsor, being an operator and having to raise money that the idea of Fundrise was born.  Prior to t... Read more →
    LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE FROM THE SHOWNOTES PAGE The First Mini IPO and Regulation A+ Origins It was from a background of being a real estate sponsor, being an operator and having to raise money that the idea of Fundrise was born.  Prior to t... Read more →

  • Rod Turner, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Manhattan Street Capital
    Rod Turner, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Manhattan Street Capital
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 51:07
    THE JOBS ACT The JOBS Act – Jump Start Our Business Startups –  was passed in April 2012 but it was not until March of 2015 that Title IV Regulation A+ was announced.   The intention of the Act was to make it easier for small companies to r... Read more →
    THE JOBS ACT The JOBS Act – Jump Start Our Business Startups –  was passed in April 2012 but it was not until March of 2015 that Title IV Regulation A+ was announced.   The intention of the Act was to make it easier for small companies to r... Read more →

  • Nav Athwal, Founder CEO RealtyShares, Crowd Funded Real Estate Deals
    Nav Athwal, Founder CEO RealtyShares, Crowd Funded Real Estate Deals
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    Published: 13 Oct 2017 Duration: 37:24
    LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE ON THE SHOWNOTES PAGE Crowdfunding is sort of a misnomer.  It describes a format by which investors can pool money with other investors and that capital can then be put to work in a group method to take down larger as... Read more →
    LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE ON THE SHOWNOTES PAGE Crowdfunding is sort of a misnomer.  It describes a format by which investors can pool money with other investors and that capital can then be put to work in a group method to take down larger as... Read more →