IHT Realty Crowdfunding Becomes RealtyeVest!
IHT Realty Crowdfunding has rebranded itself as RealtyeVest and launched a new website, under its new domain name RealtyeVest.com, to coincide with its national expansion.
We have given our entire platform a facelift and improved our investor dashboard in order to create a more user-friendly, interactive layout. You will have easier access to investment history, preferences, accreditation status and investment reports.
Our digital marketplace will provide customized navigation tabs and a new graphical interface, specifically designed to simplify the use of our platform when it comes to documentation, financial and status report updates.
Information and News Hub
Users will be able to interact in discussions, forums, case studies and stay up-to-date on the latest market and investment trends with our dynamic information hub. Investors can search by category or keyword and seamlessly access the information they are seeking.
As part of our move to bring users the best possible real estate investing experience, we are also updating our security measures and introducing an electronic transfer option to make investing safer and easier than before.
A Word From The CEO
IHT Realty Crowdfunding has repositioned itself as RealtyeVest in compliance with our company’s new business model as an online real estate investment service — something we feel will more appropriately reflect the direction of our business.
We have transacted more than $20 million in capital through hundreds of successful real estate investment deals. Keep your eyes open for new investment offers on our Invest Page, as we plan to triple our real estate inventory this month following the successful launch of our website.
Tip of the Month: 1 Percent Rule of Thumb
Look to purchase properties that have a rent-to-price ratio of 1%, meaning the monthly rent is at least equal to or greater than 1% of the total purchase price. Properties conforming to this rule generally have positive monthly cash flow after accounting for routine debt expenses like taxes and insurance.
“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie
INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Kenyon Meadows
Dr. Kenyon Meadows is a radiation oncologist from Youngstown, Ohio. He completed his residency in 2006 at the University of Florida and has been practicing medicine at the Southeast Georgia Cancer Care Center since 2008.
In addition to saving lives, Dr. Meadows is a published author and successful real estate investor, with an interest in residential properties in Jacksonville, Fla. Since 2013, he’s invested in approximately 35 deals on RealtyeVest and similar crowdfunding platforms.
Dr. Meadows prefers to invest in single-family properties in middle-class neighborhoods that have a good mix of owners and renters. “This is where the bulk of properties conforming to the 1 percent rule will be found,” Dr. Meadows said.
We recently sat down with Dr. Meadows to discuss his new book, “Alternative Financial Medicine: High Yield Investing in a Low Yield World” and his thoughts on real estate investing and the crowdfunding industry as a whole.
RealtyeVest CEO Daniel Summers is scheduled to present at the upcoming 6th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Oct. 23rd – 24th.
The two-day convention, sponsored by Microsoft, is considered the flagship crowdfunding event of the year!