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Fintor aims to make real estate investing more accessible

19 days ago   |   By Inman

The new micro-investing startup, which just raised $2.5 million, lets people start investing in residential real estate with as little as $5.
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Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

19 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

Farshad Yousefi and Masoud Jalali used to drive through Palo Alto neighborhoods and marvel at the outrageous home prices. But the drives sparked an idea. They were not in a financial position to purchase a home in those neighborhoods either for investment or to live. But what if they could invest in homes in up and coming cities throughout the U.S.?
Then they realized that even that might be a challenge considering that with all their student debt, affording a down payment would be impossible.
“There was nothing available out there besides a crowdfunding platform, which when we first...
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