Now it is time to put on your detective hat to find syndicators. All syndicators in the United States are compelled to file their offerings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This filing is a Notice of Sale of Unregistered Securities. Looking for these types of filings gives you a starting point for finding syndicators who have experience syndicating at least one project.
Each multifamily investment in a real estate project deal is unique, so it is sometimes difficult to compare them against each other. One way that you can do this is to compare the different characteristics of risk in order to make an informed decision on which one to invest in. You ultimately want to make sure that the riskier a project might be, that you are getting paid for that risk.
Welcome to the world of passive real estate investing. The adventure continues. You have made a decision to invest in a syndication that offers great returns and with a team that you know, like and trust. Will it be a bumpy ride, or will the syndication team execute every aspect of their business plan flawlessly?
A syndication offering – that is, a passive investment opportunity – can be a lot of information at once, but it is usually quite structured. If you are just starting out, you are probably not that familiar with what one entails. There are key topics that should be discussed by the syndicator, and presentations usually have everything addressed below but likely not in the same order.
Using a real estate crowdfunding platform enables you to leverage the crowdfunding site’s due diligence resources, allowing you to invest even more passively than ever before. See how investing in syndications can be simplified. Review the list of crowdfunding sites at the end.
A real estate syndication business plan outlines how your investment will grow. Learn how returns are generated, preferred rates of return (if any), predicted profits at sale, use of funds, as well as overall plan of things to improve in order to force the value of the property higher. Topics include acquisition, improvements, holding period, refinancing, disposition or sale of the property.