What to Consider When Deciding Your Investment Amount?
Investing is a big deal. It takes careful planning, research, and patience. When deciding an investment amount, follow the below guidelines. When deciding on an investment amount, one of the…
Real Estate Investing is Here to Stay
Real Estate Investing is Here to Stay As many of you know, real estate investing is a great way to reach long-term financial goals. The most successful investors will agree…
How to Invest in the DiversyFund Growth REIT
Investing in the DiversyFund Growth REIT is simple and can be done in about 5 minutes! Watch our simple tutorial below:
Women who invest in stocks perform better than men. So why is there a gender gap in investing?
Women who invest in stocks perform better than men. So why is there a gender gap in investing? You’ve probably heard that women earn a smaller salary than comparable men.…
DiversyFund Growth REIT FAQ
DiversyFund Growth REIT FAQs   What is the DiversyFund Growth REIT? The DiversyFund Growth REIT is a diversified portfolio of value-add multi-family real estate properties that allows everyday investors to…
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT): A Great Way to Diversify
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT): A Great Way to Diversify Investing in real estate can be a lucrative way to diversify your portfolio. Real estate investing comes in many forms…
Quarterly Investment Update (Q3 2018)
Quarterly Investment Update (Q3 2018) DiversyFund Growth Fund  The Growth Fund has made several preferred equity investments such as our Park Blvd multi-family project, Goshen (student housing) and Felspar (Pacific…
Are alternative investments good for your portfolio?
Are alternative investments good for your portfolio? Alternative investments, or “alts”, can add diversification to your portfolio, which reduces your investment risk. They don’t have to be complex, though they…
Value Add Multifamily Real Estate Investment is a Great Idea. Here’s Why...
Value Add Multifamily Real Estate Investing is a Great Idea. Here’s Why... Finding a real estate investment can be an intimidating step in expanding an investment portfolio. However, real estate…
The Truth About Millennials Investing in Real Estate
Millennials and investing in real estate has been a hot topic for a while now. You hear jokes like….Millionaire to millennials: Lay off the avocado toast if you want a…
Can’t Stomach Stock Market Volatility? Try Real Estate Investing
When the stock market goes up one day, and then goes down for the next few days, then up again, and down...you get the picture...that’s what you call stock market…
Saving Money Is Good...Investing Is Better
Ever since we were kids we were told that saving money should be a priority. Work for want you want, and save. And although saving money is a great habit,…
Quarterly Investment Update (Q2 2018)
Quarterly Investment Update (Q2 2018) Goshen- Investment Update Q2 2018 Vacation rentals are underway at all three Goshen units but the vacancy rate is still higher than it should be…
A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments
New investors often assume that investing is strictly limited to the stock market. But there is a whole galaxy of alternative investments beyond the more typical stocks and bonds that…
Real Estate Investing vs. Stocks, Which One is Better for You?
It’s an age old question-- which is better: real estate investing or stocks? Each option provides a unique opportunity to gain immense wealth and financial freedom, and there isn’t a simple answer because…
Everything You Need to Know About Real Estate Crowdfunding
When looking for options to diversify your portfolio, did you ever look into real estate, or real estate crowdfunding? Real Estate is often considered to be one of the best…
How to Become a Millionaire: Spend Less so You Can Invest More
If you want to become a millionaire, start saving as much as you can as early as you can. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again- you don’t…
Forget Being a Landlord, You Can Invest in Real Estate Online
Have you ever wished you could invest in real estate but didn’t know where to start? You may think the only way is to own properties, but did you know…
4 Ways to Make Extra Money Through Real Estate Investing
Are you always looking for ways to make extra money through smart investments? Have you ever considered real estate? Recent stock market volatility has caused many investors to reevaluate their…
Goshen Investment Property Update - May 2018
Goshen is being rented! Goshen Investment Update - May 2018 We’re currently renting out the 3 unit as short-term vacation rentals, which is the highest rent per square foot given…
Costebelle Investment Property Update - May 2018
Costebelle is getting ready for market! Costebelle - Investment Update We’re interviewing realtors and expect to list this beautiful property in June to take advantage of the strong summer selling…
Park Blvd Investment Update - May 2018
Pre-construction work is progressing at Park Blvd. Park Blvd Investment Update May 2018 The permitting process is moving along and if all goes well we could be breaking ground by…
Felspar Investment Property Update - May 2018
Felspar is going on the market! Felspar Investment Update May 2018 We’re wrapping up some minor landscaping items required by the city and expect to pass final inspection next week.…
Granito Investment Property Update - May 2018
Site work continues at Granito! Granito Investment Update May 2018 Construction began in April. Workers began site grading and are now drilling piles for foundation caissons. This is no small…
Diversification is Something You Should Do Now. Here’s Why.
Diversification is just a fancy name for the saying: “don't put all of your eggs in one basket.” Diversification is when you invest in many securities, and most investment professionals…
Hard Work Will Not Help You Build Wealth. Here’s 3 Steps That Will
Do you want to make more money, build wealth, and live comfortably? If your answer is yes, read on. While many of us have jobs, freelance, or started businesses, a…
Granito Investment Property Update - April 2018
Site work has begun at Granito! Granito Investment Update April 2018 We are thrilled to report that we’ve broken ground on Granito. Site work and grading began in early April.…
Park Blvd Investment Update - April 2018
Pre-construction work is progressing at Park Blvd. Park Blvd Investment Update - April 2018 The permitting process is continuing as the city reviews the parking podium plans we’ve submitted. We’ve…
Monterey Investment Property Update - April 2018
Construction is progressing at Monterey! Monterey Investment Update - April 2018 The roof is fully loaded with tile, tile is being installed and the final rough grading work is happening…
Goshen Investment Property Update - April 2018
Goshen is being rented! Goshen- Investment Update April 2018 We’ve rented out one unit and have listed the other units for rent. We are renting the units as short-term vacation…
Felspar Investment Property Update - April 2018
Felspar is going on the market! Felspar Investment Update April 2018 We’ve selected the realtor and the property is being pre-marketed. Finishes are being installed in preparation for listing the…
Costebelle Investment Property Update - April 2018
Costebelle is getting ready for market! Costebelle Investment Update - April 2018 Custom cabinets have been installed in the bathrooms and kitchen cabinet installation should be finished soon. Roman James…
Rule of 72 and the Power of Compounding Interest
Have you ever wondered how long it would take to double your money? The timeframe could be anywhere from a few years to most of your lifetime, depending on the…
[Webinar] How to target a 10X return like a Venture Capitalist
In this webinar, DiversyFund Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Alan Lewis will teach you how to invest like a VC. He shares insider tips from his Wall Street career as…
Disrupting Traditional Real Estate Investing - Interview by EPN
Our CEO, Craig Cecilio, on the disrupting force of crowdfunding that is democratizing traditional real estate investing. An interview with the Entrepreneur Podcast Network, EPN. Click here to listen to…
Costebelle Investment Property Update - March 2018
Who says perfection is unattainable? Costebelle Investment Property Update March 2018 Issues with the custom cabinetry have delayed completion of the project. We expect to have the matter resolved in…
Monterey Investment Property Update - March 2018
Our Monterey property is getting noticed! Monterey Investment Property Update - March 2018 Approximately 80% of rough plumbing is in, venting and ductwork are in process and rain gutters are…
Felspar Investment Property Update - March 2018
Felspar nears the finish line! Felspar Investment Update March 2018 Electricity is live and the kitchen cabinets are being installed. The exterior finishes are almost complete. We are planning for…
Goshen Investment Property Update - March 2018
Goshen is just about ready for renters! Goshen Investment Property Update - March 2018 Great news! We passed our Final Inspection with the City and are clearing the remaining punch…
The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom Podcast
Welcome to The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom podcast, with Jacob Ayers. Providing actionable content to help you along your journey to financial freedom through real estate investing.…
Investor Growth & Growing Account Team
Investor and Company Growth In 2017, DiversyFund had many successes and achievements. We surpassed $100 million in completed value in commercial and residential real estate developments. Additionally, the public and…
Invest like the best by considering real estate
David Swensen, the manager of Yale University’s $27 billion endowment fund, is regarded as one of the greatest investors in history and for good reason, as the fund has averaged…
From The Average Joe To Becoming a Pro at Investing in Real Estate
The Average Joe, Where to Begin? If you wanted to start investing in real estate, how would you do it? Would you drive around your local neighborhoods looking for homes to…
Felspar Investment Property Update February 2018
The Felspar Investment Property Update for this month includes great progress! Felspar Investment Property Update February 2018 Stucco color coat, roof, and drywall are complete, and interior walls have been primed.…
Goshen Investment Property Update February 2018
The Goshen Investment Property Update for February 2018 brings very exciting news! Goshen Investment Property Update February 2018 SDG&E has connected gas and electric meters, and rough and finish cleaning…
Monterey Investment Property Update - February 2018
The Monterey Investment Property Update is here! Monterey Investment Property Update February 2018 In the last month, batts for roof tile were installed, improvements were made to soils at the…
Costebelle Investment Property Update February 2018
The Costebelle Investment Property Update brings you a closer look at the final touches in this property! Costebelle Investment Property Update February 2018 As you can see in this month's…
Don't Invest Like Your Parents
A father doesn’t always know best when it comes to investing. Your parents have likely told you about the importance of saving and investing. Starting at an early age and…
How We Keep Our Investors' Personal Information Secure Online
Being that security is a top concern for our investors, we make it our top priority at all times. Developing an online platform that involves personal data and financial information is…
DiversyFund Success In 2017 & The Income Fund Anniversary
Stunning Projects & Value Growth DiversyFund, a crowdfunding real estate investment platform, continues to establish itself as a leader and disruptor in the real estate development industry. Now that 2018…
Bloomberg Radio hosts DiversyFund CEO, Craig Cecilio
CEO, Craig Cecilio, gets interviewed by Carol Massar and Cory Johnson at Bloomberg Markets. Massar and Johnson ask Craig what is different about DiversyFund. They go over the…
Alternative Investments for the Average Joe - An Interview with Cheddar News
Our CEO, Craig Cecilio, takes the floor at the New York Stock Market with Cheddar News. Kristen Scholer & Tim Stonovec go over alternative investments for the Average Joe with…
Costebelle Investment Property Update - January 2018
We are getting very close to completion in Costebelle! The Costebelle investment property is looking amazing and is almost there! With the elevator installation complete, we are ready for Roman…
Goshen Invesment Property Update - January 2018
The new year brings great news for the Goshen investment property! The Goshen investment property update for this month includes great news for all investors: construction is complete! We are…
Park Blvd Investment Update: January 2018
This month our Park Blvd property is making headway with final plans being prepared to submit to the city and more! First, the architects, consultants and engineers are pushing to…
Monterey Investment Property Update - January 2018
January brings to Monterey some exciting elements and an estimated completion date! The fireplaces are being installed in the great room, living room, master bedroom and outdoor and the septic…
Felspar Investment Update: January 2018
We are excited to announce the projected completion for our Felspar property is Spring 2018. This month, the exterior doors have been installed. Lath, along with scratch and brown coats…
What Is All The Buzz about FinTech?
You may have read and heard a lot about Fintech recently. It is affecting many industries in one way or another. But what’s all the buzz about? What is fintech?…
Achieve Your New Year's Financial Resolutions with Crowdfunding Real Estate Investments
Starting the New Year with new Financial Resolutions? So are we! When January comes, we welcome the new year with feelings of hope and the anticipation of new adventures. We…
Monterey Investment Update - December 2017
For this month's investment update, you'll see a lot taking place at the Monterey property. The General Contractor is working hard on interior designs for the project, picking out various finishes…
Costebelle Investment Update - December 2017
We are wrapping up the year with a great Investment Update for our Costebelle Property. During the last month, the General Contractor worked hard on the exterior of the house: site…
Goshen Investment Update - December 2017
This month we’ve been putting the finishing touches on the Goshen property. This month we've been putting the finishing touches on the existing house, including garage door installation, framing the…
Granito Investment Update | December 2017
This month's Granito investment update brings you good news about the high-end market in Los Angeles. Right now, we are waiting on the final pledged dollars to come through, so…
Park Blvd Investment Update | December 2017
This month's Park Blvd. investment update brings you a full set of plans and renderings. First, we’re on schedule to submit a full set of plans to the City of…
Felspar Investment Update | December 2017
For the month of December, our Felspar project brings many new updates, which are bringing it closer to the finish line. First of all, we just passed our framing and…
'Tis the season for Ugly Christmas Sweater fun!
Did you get to wear your Ugly Christmas Sweater this year? Our office couldn't pass up the opportunity, so we held an Ugly Christmas Sweater party! Here is what we…
Away or Home for Christmas? Top Holiday Safety tips
Top holiday safety tips to reduce the chance you’ll experience any misfortune this season. Adding one more thing to your holiday list may not be a welcome suggestion, but keeping these holiday…
Comparing Your Investment Options: Residential vs. Commercial Real Estate
What to Consider Before Making a Real Estate Investment. Investing in real estate can be a great way to create a steady income stream and enjoy long-term growth. One of…
6 Questions Every Millennial Needs To Ask When Investing in Real Estate
Crowdfunding: The Future of Real Estate Investing Millennials may be under the impression that they can't invest in real estate without a lot of money or the right connections, but…
6 Tips to Improve Your Finances in 2018
As the new year approaches, the time is coming for resolutions and plans for life change. What is your plan to improve your finances? One of the most common new…
7 Industries with Disruptive Business Models
As new industries emerge, new ways to disrupt traditional business models emerge as well. Many industries are able to develop disruptive business models.  A disruptive business model must create new…
Goshen Investment Update November 2017
We’re about to complete our final punch list items! Electrical fixtures, carpet, fence, gutters, downspouts and shower enclosures are now installed. Garage and parking areas are poured and SDG&E will…
Costebelle Investment Update November 2017
Costebelle is almost ready for its market reveal! This month's Costebelle investment update brings you tile complete and the cabinets, garage door, baseboard, interior and exterior doors and tubs have…
Monterey Investment Update: November 2017
The new General Contractor team is doing an outstanding job on site. All of the framing and roofing issues needed to pass inspection are nearly complete. Roofing has been sheeted…
Felspar Investment Update November 2017
This project is starting to take shape! Unit A has rough-in plumbing at 70% and HVAC at 20%. Unit B rough-in plumbing and HVAC are done and we’ve begun electrical…
Crowdfunding Real Estate and Socially Responsible Investing
Today many investors don’t just want to make money, they want to have a positive impact on society and support causes important to them. Socially Responsible Investing Then and Now…
Why It's Smart to Diversify Your Portfolio
Diversification is a way of spreading out your investments across various types of assets. By diversifying their portfolios, investors are able to reduce their overall risk, while increasing the return…
Business and Education Trends Influencing San Diego’s Real Estate Market
Known as “Americas Finest City” there is no doubt that San Diego truly lives up to its name. Year-round perfect weather, beautiful scenery and miles of sandy beaches. It is…
Investors Appreciation Night at DiversyFund’s Downtown San Diego Office
After weeks of planning and preparation, At DiversyFund, we celebrated our investors! We wanted the opportunity to show our appreciation to current and potential investors by holding an Investors Appreciation…
Where Crowdfunding Real Estate Business Becomes Show Business
Crowdfunding Real Estate Business became Show Business during our recent interview at That Business Show. Our Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Alan Lewis, was recently interviewed by Jamie Meloni from…
Monterey Investment Update: October 2017
Framing is coming to a close & New team members! Now that framing is coming to a close, we have switched general contractors to a local builder with over 20…
Costebelle Investment Update: October 2017
We are getting close to the finish line! This amazing project in La Jolla is starting to become more and more real. Large slabs of materials are installed in the…
Goshen Investment Update: October 2017
Countertops are complete, bathroom accessories and interior handrails are installed and all hardwood floor areas are done. The existing retaining wall was waterproofed. The landscape drainage and new retaining wall…
Park Blvd Investment Update: October 2017
This month's investment update regarding Park Boulevard covers many meetings. These meetings were with the engineers and design consultants, so the team can finalize their plans including: structural, mechanical, shoring,…
Felspar Investment Update: October 2017
This month’s investment update for our project at 2112 Felspar Street reports that frames are almost done in Unit B. With the first and second floor finished and trusses installed,…
The Rise of Technology In Real Estate Transactions
Technology continues to be ever changing. When used correctly, it is possible to lower costs and create greater efficiency in any industry. Real estate is one such case in point.…
Are Real Estate Investment Funds A Smart Option For You?
Real estate investment funds have been around for a few years now, yet they are becoming a great alternative for investors. Hence, to answer this question, we would like to…
Costebelle Investment Property Update - September 2017
With all mechanical inspections passed last month, we’ve been able to make great headway on the transformation to finishes and beautification. Progress Continues on Costebelle Way With drywall and stucco…
Park Blvd Investment Update - September 2017
Park Blvd. Investment Update for September 2017 This month’s investment update for Park Blvd reports our first design concepts brought to you by highly regarded Roman James Design team. Architecture…
Felspar Investment Property Update - September 2017
This month’s investment update for Felspar reports foundation work complete. The framers are in full swing with first floors complete and are beginning to move up to the next level.…
Goshen September Investment Update
August reports a light at the end of the tunnel. Through the month of August, we have installed interior doors and trim packages, painted interiors, installed cabinetry, and started bathroom…
Monterey September Investment Update
This month’s Monterey investment update reports the framing as complete. This month’s investment update for Monterey brings the framing and roof sheathing to near complete. The house has truly taken…
Millennial Investors Are Changing the Real Estate Investment Game
Millennials currently make up one-third of the United State’s population. As they shift into their professional careers, they continue to rapidly change the way we conduct business every day. Growing-up millennials…
Don’t Get Shut Out of The Housing Market: An Alternative Way to Invest
Are you feeling shut out of the housing market? Like you just can’t seem to qualify for that loan or find a home worth purchasing for the cost? Well, here…
How the Alternative Investment Market Continues to Grow
With nearly half of 2017 gone already, the alternative investment market continues to see new investors enter the market. While financials have slowly been rising back to levels that we…
Felspar Investment Update: July 2017
This month’s Felspar investment update reports foundation work nearing completion. With unit B’s foundation 100% complete and Unit A's scheduled to pour next week. We had to use some creative…
Balboa Investment Update: July 2017
This month’s Balboa investment update brings the framing to completion. Additionally, installation of all mechanical trades has started. Also, the HVAC is already nearing completion. Currently being installed is the impressive door and…
Costebelle Investment Update: July 2017
This month’s Costebelle investment update brings the mechanical trades to substantial completeness! This is a huge step closer to closing up the walls with drywall and moving into the finish…
Goshen Property Investment Update: July 2017
The Goshen Property Investment Update for July includes the achievement of another exciting milestone for this project. For this month's property investment update, we bring you the progress from the…
Monterey Investment Update: July 2017
This month’s Monterey investment update reports the framing as complete. This month we have completed all of the required structural components including hardware, shear panels, beams, rafters, and joists. Thus…
8 Tips for Real Estate Investors
Did you know that in a world of experienced real estate investors you don't have to be an expert to invest? It is a known fact that most of the…
Goshen Investment Update: June 2017
The Goshen Investment Update for June includes the achievement of an exciting milestone for this project. In the last few weeks, we received approval from the city on the combination…
Balboa Investment Update: June 2017
This month’s Balboa investment update brings the second floor all framed out including the lower roofs. With that, the framers are currently setting the upper roof beams and getting ready to…
Monterey Investment Update: June 2017
This month's Monterey investment update is all about the details. This month we were able to reach some significant milestones for this project. We bring you the latest details on the installation…
Costebelle Investment Update: June 2017
The Costebelle investment update for June brings you a close look at a world-class construction team as Roman James' team works hard to create a beautiful home. Progress Continues in…
Felspar Investment Update: June 2017
This month’s investment update for Felspar brings progress on the sub-grade and foundation preparation to completion. In addition to this, the grading and major utility work is complete, as well…
Felspar Investment Update: May 2017
The May 2017 Felspar investment update brings progress on the sub-grade and foundation preparation, as the sub-contractors prepare the site for vertical construction. With the grading contractor finding suitable soils 5’-…
Balboa Investment Update: May 2017
This month's Balboa investment update brings the first floor all framed out including the structural steel. Also, the frames are complete with the second-floor jousting and floor sheathing. Furthermore, next week…
Costebelle Investment Update: May 2017
This month's Costebelle investment update brings you a close look at a world-class construction team. The sub-contractors are all working hard keeping the project schedule on time and delivering under budget. Progress…
Goshen Investment Update: May 2017
This month's Goshen investment update brings the gas lines now routed to the final connection point per SDG&E’s direction. Additionally, all rough mechanical trades are now complete for the two…
Monterey Investment Update: May 2017
This month's Monterey investment update brings you the latest details on the installation of the final beams and framing structures. Progress continues at Monterey We are setting the final structural…
Figuring Out Where to Invest in Real Estate in 2017
When it comes to making investments in real estate, the location of the property generally plays a big factor. With each city’s real estate market varying so greatly, where to…
Can I make Investment Income?
Have you recently wondered about the ways to make investment income? We know you have, and we have great news! Investment options are increasing in our market. Thanks to advanced…
Investment Update: Felspar April 2017
With this month's investment update, 2112 Felspar is basically a blank canvas. Investment Update: Demolition Since the demolition work is nearly complete, we are moving into utility infrastructure and grading/site…
Investment Property Update: Goshen April 2017
Goshen's property update brings you major progress with all rough mechanical trades complete for the two new units. Existing Unit Property Update First of all, the existing unit, 1261 Goshen, is complete…
Balboa Investment Update: April 2017
This month's investment update for Balboa brings you foundation in the ground and structural steel set. from DiversyFund Investment Update: Construction Progress As of now, the construction crew has temporary…
Investment Property Update - Monterey, CA | April 2017
For investors who are part of our Monterey, CA property, take a look at this month's investment property update on your investment. First of all, as you will be able…
Are You Walking Away from High Return Investments?
When it comes to investing and setting up investment portfolios, it is natural to go for high return investments and low to zero risks. But, be careful as not all…
Investment Project Update: Goshen Street – March 2017
This month's investment project update on the Goshen Street property shows construction is moving right along! With all rough plumbing, electrical, HVAC and fire sprinklers complete for the two new…
Investment Project Update: La Jolla, CA – March 2017
This month's La, Jolla, CA investment project update brings us closer to beginning construction With the contract almost complete and signed, this month's investment project update brings us excitement! As this…
Investment Project Update: Coronado, CA – March 2017
The following is an Investment Project Update for all current and future investors of our Balboa Avenue, Coronado, California property. March 2017 Diversyfund knows how important it is to have…
Investment Project Update: Felspar, San Diego, CA – March 2017
This month's investment project update: Felspar is off and running! To all of our Felspar investors, the progress we are seeing at this property is amazing. Let's go over the details…
5 Crowdfunding Investment Advantages
Although there are many ways to invest for your future, let us go over the many advantages in crowdfunding investments. Everyone agrees that you need to have investment options in…
Investment Project Update: Monterey, CA – March 2017
This month's investment project update on the Monterey, CA property includes a lot of fun walls! Although weather conditions continue to put a threat on our timeline, we are still…
How to Take Advantage of Real Estate Crowdfunding Trends in 2017
Forbes just released the top 3 real estate crowdfunding trends in 2017. Institutional Capital Non-Accredited Investors & eREIT Consolidation According to Forbes,  “Real estate crowdfunding continues to be a dynamic…
How Donald Trump Will Affect Crowdfunding Real Estate Investments
Well, a month has gone by since Donald Trump became President of the United States. While not too much has changed in our everyday lives, a lot could be changing…
Investment Project Update: Monterey, CA - Feb 2017
The Monterey, CA project is moving forward successfully. We would like to bring you this month's Investment Project Update to stay up to date with everything that is happening. Monterey…
Roman James Design Partners With DiversyFund
DiversyFund is proud to announce their new partnership with Roman James Design. Featured on CNN, Forbes and Architectural Digest, as a well-known luxury custom home architect and developer in California…
Fundrise IPO Over-Subscribed | Crowdfunding Real Estate Hits New Highs
Top platforms make headlines fast as crowdfunding real estate investment platforms quickly take off. From low investment fees to the new Fundrise self crowdfunding IPO, real estate crowdfunding platforms want you to know…
Deepak Chopra's Wellness-Centric Homes are Changing The Real Estate Game
Deepak Chopra is a well-known alternative health guru. His expertise in health now brings focus to a new realm of luxury real estate. By teaming up with Property Markets Group and S2 Development, the team plans to…
How To Find The Right Investment Partner
Working alone in the real estate industry can be tough, hence the importance of partnerships. When it comes to finding a real estate investment partner, it is crucial to be…
Investment Project Update: Monterey, CA
For all our Monterey, CA investors. The following is an update on your current investment. December 2016 At Diversyfund, we understand how important it is to receive updates on your current…
Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Makes Sense
You don't have to be alone in your investments. Learn how Real Estate Crowdfunding is the solution you are looking for. It is important to remember that not all real…
Crowdfunding Has Changed The Game
Sites like GoFundMe and Kickstarter have transformed the way people raise money. Crowdfunding is a great tool for fundraising. Since each donation doesn’t need to be very large, accomplishing your goal is…
How to Invest in the Hottest Real Estate Markets from Your Home
Investing in the hottest real estate markets is one of the many ways to diversify your portfolio. Traditionally, you would have to find local properties to invest in. Otherwise, you needed to…
Investors: To Diversify or Not to Diversify?
Why is the option to diversify in Real Estate so attractive? Since the passing of JOBS (Jumpstart our Business Startups) Act in 2013, Real Estate Crowdfunding has shook-up the real…
Online Real Estate Crowdfunding
Investing in real estate is no longer just for the uber-rich. Thanks to DiversyFund, an online real estate crowdfunding platform, anyone in the United States can take advantage of the lucrative…
What is Real Estate Crowdfunding? Everything You Need to Know
While real estate investments are a great way to diversify your portfolio, they also produce a long-term income source. However, up until recently, investing in private real estate deals was…
The Power of Micro Investors for Real Estate
Many people believe that investing in real estate is a pursuit reserved for the extremely wealthy. However, through crowdfunding real estate investments, you no longer need billions of dollars to…
Explore Premium Real Estate Investments
Looking to explore new real estate investments in California with as little as $5000 to get started? Sign up for free here! Since real estate investments are among the safest wealth…
Real Estate Crowdfunding Tips
Investing in real estate can be a lucrative opportunity. Until now, the majority of these types of investments were only available to institutional investors and very wealthy ones. However, thanks…
How Does Investment Servicing Work?
The world of investment servicing can become quite confusing. This is especially true is you're new to investing. With so many questions pouring into our investment servicing department, we decided…
Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms
Real estate continues to be understood as one of the highest-quality markets to invest in. However, many experience problems when trying to start investing in real estate. This is due to the investments…
The Advantages of Working with Accredited Investor Crowdfunding Sites
For centuries, real estate has been one of the best ways to create wealth. Before real estate crowdfunding was an option, real estate investment trusts (REITs) were the only way…
DiversyFund Speaks at 2015 RealCap Chicago: Introducing Online Capital to Real Estate Entrepreneurs
On September 24th, Craig Cecilio, Founder and CEO of DiversyFund, will be joining the panel at RealCap Chicago's 2nd Annual Real Estate Crowdfunding Conference where he will speak on the future…
#Vistage29 Celebrates Vistage Chair, Ozzie Gontang
Once a month, a group of established CEOs, called Vistage 29, come together to brainstorm and help improve each other’s businesses.  Their 8-hour monthly recurring meetings involve sharing their successes,…
Data and Technology - Drivers to Successful Real Estate Investing
Step aside retail investors, there is a new player in the real estate investing town - Big Data. Prior to the tech bubble, it was difficult to find or gain access…
Mavrix Group Partners with Karim Rashid and DiversyFund
DiversyFund joins forces with Karim Rashid and Mavrix Group to finance and develop a stunning home in the desirable community of La Jolla, California. Karim Rashid, an established designer with…
DiversyFund Provides Debt / Equity Financing on Point Loma Remodel
Wow! One of DiversyFund's repeat clients recently completed a stunning Point Loma remodel in San Diego, CA. DiversyFund provided the Debt and Equity financing for the property located at 3221 Byron Street…
CEO Craig Cecilio Joins Panel at FinTech Global Expo | May 28 in San Diego
On May 28th, Craig Cecilio, Founder/CEO of DiversyFund will speak as a panelist at "The Second Annual Fintech Global Expo 2015." Here he will be discussing all things FinTech and Real…
DiversyFund Joins Collision Conference | May 5 & 6 in Las Vegas
On May 5th and 6th 2015, DiversyFund joins the Collision Conference in Las Vegas, NV. There they will join key influences in the tech community in search of achieving their ultimate goal:…
Institutional Investors are Driving Down Rates in the Real Estate Industry
Colony Capital, BlackRock, Fortress, Apollo are just a few of the many institutional investors that are capitalizing on today’s real estate investment opportunities. As a result, these large corporations have driven…
Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms Seeking Venture Funding Continues
Crowdfunding for Real Estate is heating up and becoming one of the most popular products for venture funding. Just recently, RECF (Real Estate Crowdfunding) Platforms Patch of Land and Realty…
Executive Spotlight | Mike Greiner Joins Panel at Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit | May 28 in Los Angeles
Next month, Mike Greiner, Vice President of DiversyFund, will speak as a panelist at "Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit" on May 28th, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA. There he will be discussing the ins…
The New Norm: Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms Turn to Wall Street
The New Norm: Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms Turn to Wall Street We want to share what we've learned from attending recent real estate crowdfunding conferences. We are beginning to see…
Regulations Propel RECF Platforms Towards IPOs
After Lending Club’s IPO, it’s no wonder that RECF Platforms (real estate crowdfunding) are becoming more open to the idea of IPO’s. Lending Club had the largest tech IPO in…
Investor Interest Propelling $2.5B RECF Market Valuation for 2015
There is a growing divide in the industry between those who are building their business models from a social objective and those who are building from a business objective. From a…
Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry Set to Be $2.5 Billion in 2015
Earlier this month, Massolution, the sister company of crowdsourcing.org, announced the release of its comprehensive 2015CF-RE Crowdfunding for Real Estate report. The company is known as a leading research and advisory firm…
What are the different types of crowdfunding?
Are you curious about crowdfunding? To start, you should know that there are four different types of crowdfunding available. While crowdfunding has only been around since 1997, it has rapidly…
Title III of the JOBS Act Creates Freedom for the Average Investor
There are many ways in which Title III of the JOBS Act creates freedom for investors. Through changes in the market, added liquidity, and behavioral transformations, the average investor has…
Executive Spotlight | Craig Cecilio Joins Panel at RealCap Event | April 16 in Chicago, IL
Presently, Craig Cecilio, Founder/CEO of DiversyFund, will speak as a panelist at "The 2015 RealCap Conference: Introducing Online Capital to Real Estate Entrepreneurs" in Chicago, IL. During the conference, he will…
DiversyFund’s Real Estate Investment Criteria
Although learning about crowdfunding investments in real estate is our main goal, we don't choose every project. We have very specific criteria on how we pick our investment properties. DiversyFund…
SV CrowdFunding Conference Recap
DiversyFund's CEO and Founder, Craig Cecilio, is back from another successful Crowdfunding Conference as a panel member. With CrowdFundBeat putting on an amazing event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA held…
Is Compliance Irrelevant if the Real Estate Deal Isn’t Good?
So, you're wondering if compliance is totally irrelevant if the real estate deal is no good. Well, it long story short, not necessarily. For investment firms, this can only be true…
DiversyFund Users Fund Mavrix Group’s $1.055 Million Equity Investment Offering
DiversyFund announced its most recent crowdfunding real estate investment offering today. It is an equity investment offering for a single family residence located in the heart of La Jolla, California.…
Real Estate Compliance and Government Adjusted Regulations
Compliance, or a lack thereof, is in some cases, the root of systemic risk in financial ecosystems. Government and Intrastate Regulators continue to adjust rules. So of course, business owners…
Executive Spotlight | Craig Cecilio Joins Panel at REI Expo | Jan 24 in Dallas, TX
Most noteworthy, Craig Cecilio, Founder/CEO of DiversyFund, will speak as a panelist at Real Estate Investors Expo (REI Expo). Furthermore, he will be discussing "The State of US Real Estate…
Compounding Returns Lead to an Earlier Retirement
If you start early enough, compounding returns can lead to a significantly earlier retirement. How It Works For example, assume that you put $5,000 aside in a note that’s 12…
How to Take a Good Portfolio and Make it Great
It is common knowledge that one’s diversification strategy is essential in order to manage risk while still yielding a high return on investment. Therefore, if you have too many, or too…
Economies of Scale
Since the birth of the amendment to the JOBs Act on September 23, 2013, concern for investor security continues to be a trending topic in the media. As the real…
How the SEC Regulation D 506 Has Changed the Industry
Over the past year we have seen real estate crowdfunding unfold into its own animal at an  unprecedented rate. With the SEC Regulation lifting the General Solicitation Ban, private companies can…
Pros/Cons of Investing in One Asset Versus Diversifying
Here at DiversyFund we are all about helping our investors grasp a better understanding of diversification in the 21st century. This is why we have explained, below, the pros and…
Real Estate Debt, Mezzanine, and Equity Investing. What does it mean?
As you dive deeper into real estate investing, you weigh the pros and cons for your investments. You hear terms such as debt, mezzanine, and equity in conversations, but do you know…
Are you an Active or Passive Investor?
Real Estate Investing can take many forms, all of which continue to cross over into one another as real estate investing continues to evolve. If you are looking for a…
3 Tips to Begin Investing in Real Estate
Still on the fence about investing in real estate? We get it. Hearing that real estate investing is the hottest investment in the market right now might not be enough…
DiversyFund is Working Towards A Higher Goal
Ever since we came up with the idea of launching DiversyFund, we knew that it would represent more than just another “crowdfunding” platform. We knew we were going to be…
Health and Fitness: A Top Priority For Successful CEO And Top Executives
Let's identify the most common traits among successful CEO and top executives. The following are the key characteristics: Visionary: ability to move forward regardless of setbacks and staying true to…
An Interesting Acknowledgement By Federal Reserve Governor, Jeremy C. Stein
The fact of the matter is that the fundamentals of “crowdfunding” are not new. In fact, the practice has been around for decades. That said, the recent rise of real estate…
GEN Y Takes The Lead As The Largest Group Of Homebuyers
In its new annual survey of recent homebuyers, the National Association of Realtors identified GEN Y also referred to as “millennials” (33 and younger) as the largest group of homebuyers…
A 2013 Recap and Real Estate Market Projections for 2014
2014 started off slow with the perceived “cooling” of the real estate market.  Also, it started the end of Ben Bernanke, the introduction of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair, and…
The Dodd-Frank Act (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection) Is Now In Full Effect
We are all fully aware of the often too easy process of getting a mortgage loan in the years prior. Especially relevant, to the reality of the most recent financial…
Real Estate Cycles
During the last several years, we have seen real estate markets dramatically fall but then take an about-face with exceptional speed.  Other markets have returned to pre-2008 levels while some are…
Relationship Investments
In the last decade, real estate lending has undergone both its share of up and downs through change. A glaring one has been the process of obtaining real estate loans. Gone…
Survey Says Increases in Real Estate Allocations, Investments for 2014
We’ve been talking about this new year with a lot of optimism. Fortunately, we’re not the only ones who feel this way. Some of this comes on 2013’s end with…
What Will 2014 Hold?
The year 2013 may be coming to a close, but investors are already looking toward the New Year. Even more so, wondering what 2014 crowdfunding real estate will bring. While the…
Economic Optimism Abounds in 2014
It looks like 2014 could inaugurate a new era of economic optimism in the US. Spurring on this positivity is the recent passage of a budget deal. After an almost…
Why It's Smart to Invest in a Real Estate Fund
So, you have decided to invest in real estate, but you are not certain where to start. There is certainly a wide array of options available. While real estate can…
Top 5 Tips When Considering a “Flip”
So, you’re thinking of buying a home in need of some TLC, increasing its value by fixing, adding, and upgrading certain features, then selling it for a profit? Welcome to the…