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107. Real Estate Crowdfunding – a number of websites have sprung up to give investors an opportunity to invest in commercial real estate or hard money lending without directly owning and managing the real estate or loan themselves.

While buying a net leased single tenant retail building might require hundreds of thousands of dollars in down payment and other expenses, there are real estate crowdfunding sites that let you own a piece of the deal for $5000 or less.

Some real estate crowdfunding sites specialize in making fix-and-flip or construction loans to investors, while others allow you to own equity in the property itself.

Some fix-and-flip investors turn to real estate crowdfunding sites to obtain financing.

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