One issue facing the Millennial generation and young professionals is home ownership, especially as the cost of living in urban centers goes up -- which is what this crowdfunding real estate platform is trying to solve. Founded in the San Francisco Bay area, startup Landed is using the power of community to finance down payments.
For people looking to buy their first home, Landed helps organize the community, working with nearby schools, networks and companies to form and manage down payment support programs. In addition to seed investment communities, the crowdfunding real estate venture supports your home purchase by partnering with banks and ensuring things are done right.
However, Springwise notes this could foster nepotism and potentially discourage equal opportunity housing.
Landed Helps with Crowdfunding Real Estate Down Payments
1. Crowdfunding Real Estate - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a platform that combines crowdfunding with real estate investment to make home ownership more accessible.
2. Community Financing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a platform that allows communities to come together and pool resources to finance down payments for aspiring homebuyers.
3. Collaborative Partnerships - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Build a network that forms partnerships with banks, schools, and companies to provide comprehensive support for first-time homebuyers.
1. Real Estate - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate technology into the real estate industry to create more efficient and inclusive financing options for homebuyers.
2. Financial Technology (fintech) - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop fintech solutions that leverage crowdfunding and community financing to disrupt traditional home financing models.
3. Education - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with educational institutions to provide financial literacy programs and resources for aspiring homebuyers.