Crowd-lending portfolio review for April 2021

Website changes I spent a lot of time working on the website’s backend. Indeed, it had gotten hopelessly outdated and very hard to maintain. Many reviews were updated and upgraded in order to support the new tool. I still have to rewrite five older reviews as well as some documentation, which shouldn’t take too long. … Read more

Real-estate and business crowdfunding platforms

An much reduced number of P2B platforms In early 2020, many platforms offering P2B (peer-to-business) loans proved to be scams : Kuetzal disappeared first in January, shortly followed by Envestio. The bad news weren’t over for investors as in April, Monethera announced its wind-down. Finally, Grupeer proved to be at least partly a scam, as … Read more

Default risk : what if the borrower doesn’t pay ?

The #1 risk when investing in loans A borrower who doesn’t reimburse the loans is obviously the greatest risk when investing in loans. Unfortunately, individual borrowers may be unable to reimburse their loans, real-estate projects may fail, and businesses may go bankrupt. Overall, all loans kinds are likely to default. In this article, we’ll examine … Read more

CrowdEstate review

CrowdEstate's overview is a leading platform for real-estate. Interest rates currently stand around 10% – 12% yearly, a level similar to . Most recent loans are secured by a 1st-rank mortgage, which makes them safer than loans offered earlier on the platform. My opinion on CrowdEstate Although I still appreciate the large supply of loans … Read more