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Minimum investment amounts on CrowdStreet start at $25,000, with the exact threshold varying by individual project.
Investing via CrowdStreet entails typical real estate risks such as market fluctuations and property-specific issues, with no guarantee of returns and potential for capital loss.
Investing in Arrived carries risks including market fluctuations, economic factors, and property-specific issues. There's also the potential for loss, and investments are generally illiquid, meaning they can't be easily sold or exchanged for cash quickly.
CrowdStreet investments are generally illiquid, with capital committed for several years until a potential liquidity event, such as a property sale or refinancing, without a secondary market for early exit.
Arrived is designed for long-term investments with limited liquidity options. The Single Family Residential Fund offers share redemption after six months with restrictions. For individual properties, shares are held until the property is sold, typically after 5-7 or 5-15 years. A secondary market for shares is being considered but is not currently available.
CrowdStreet has a historical 17.9% Realized IRR and a typical 3.1-year hold period for investments, with returns varying based on equity shares, debt interest, or hybrid terms, and property sales.
Arrived investors may earn returns through monthly rental income dividends and property value appreciation upon sale, with historical annual return estimates ranging from 5.5% to 15%, depending on the property type and use of leverage.
CrowdStreet investments typically have a hold period of 3.1 years on average, with some ranging from 3-5 years and others up to 10 years, reflecting a long-term investment horizon.
Arrived targets a 5-7 year hold period for Single-Family Residentials and a 5-15 year hold period for Vacation Rentals, emphasizing a long-term investment horizon.
Individuals must be accredited U.S. residents with valid identification to invest on CrowdStreet, while entities need U.S. accreditation, taxation, and verification, subject to CrowdStreet's approval.
U.S. citizens or residents who are at least 18 years old can invest with Arrived, and accreditation as an investor is not necessary.
Assets on CrowdStreet may experience volatility due to economic shifts, interest rate changes, and local market trends, affecting property values and investment returns.
Real estate assets on Arrived can be subject to market volatility influenced by economic shifts, interest rates, and local market conditions.
CrowdStreet's offerings are regulated by the SEC and subject to regular audits for compliance, ensuring adherence to legal standards for securities and real estate investments. However, details on specific audits and regulations are not publicly disclosed.
Arrived's offerings are regulated by the SEC, requiring compliance with securities laws and provision of detailed offering circulars to investors. Audits and financial reviews are conducted for transparency.
CrowdStreet's properties are typically insured against physical damage, but this does not cover market risks or guarantee full property value protection. Investors should note that insurance mitigates, but doesn't eliminate, all investment risks.
Arrived properties are insured against physical damage or loss, but insurance may not cover all risks and does not protect against market volatility, economic downturns, or other investment-related losses.
CrowdStreet investors may receive distributions, typically on a quarterly basis, based on the cash flow and profitability of their investments, but these are not guaranteed and depend on the specifics of each project.
Arrived pays out dividends monthly, with single-family residential properties historically averaging 45 days to lease and vacation rentals taking 3-6 months to start generating income. The first dividend payment for the Single Family Residential Fund is scheduled for February 25th for investments made by December 31st, and it may take up to 60 days to receive the first dividend after investing. Subsequent dividends are paid monthly, near the end of the month.
CrowdStreet investments may include sponsor-determined fees such as acquisition, asset management, and property management fees, along with performance-based carried interest.
For long-term rentals, Arrived charges an 8% management fee on gross rental income. Vacation rentals incur a 15-25% management fee. Additional fees include a one-time sourcing fee (3.5% for long-term, 5% for vacation rentals), and a quarterly Asset Management Fee (0.25% for the fund, 0.15% for long-term rentals). Other costs may apply for closing, renovation, and operating expenses.
CrowdStreet issues Form K-1 or other relevant tax documents to investors for annual tax reporting, with the advice to consult a tax advisor for proper tax treatment of investments.
Arrived sends investors a 1099-DIV form by the end of January for tax reporting, and state taxes are based on the investor's state of residence, not the property's location. Vacation rentals are taxed similarly but do not qualify as a REIT.