Crowd-lending portfolio review for December 2020

Website changes Happy new year ! 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, both in terms of investments and personal / professional life. In the long run, the vaccine against Covid-19 offers a great hope to return to a normal life; however, the first semester will still be challenging.I plan to work … 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 P2P loans or through real-estate or business crowdfunding. In this article, we’ll examine the possible outcomes, based on real-life situations. Loans covered by a buyback guarantee Most P2P lending platforms offer loans covered … Read more

CrowdEstate review

CrowdEstate’s overview CrowdEstate is a leading platform for real-estate and business loans. The real-estate projects became more conservative in 2018, and now yield around 10%-12% yearly. On the other hand, the long-term business loans are still somehow speculative and offer 16% returns. My opinion on CrowdEstate Although I still appreciate the large supply of loans … Read more