REIT https://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/142059 en DiversyFund CEO: Real Estate Investment Platform 'Great For Anyone' https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/19/08/14250032/diversyfund-ceo-real-estate-investment-platform-great-for-anyone <p>In an interview with Benzinga, Craig Cecilio, co-founder at the <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/real-estate">real estate</a> investment platform DiversyFund, discussed the firm&#39;s mission of unlocking wealth-building opportunities for experts and novices alike.</p> <h3>About DiversyFund</h3> <p>Started in August 2016 by Cecilio and Alan Lewis, DiversyFund is a wealth creation tool that offers multimillion-dollar crowdfunding investment opportunities to everyday Americans.</p> <p>The venture was born out of a realization, according to the company:&nbsp;traditional ways of raising money are dated, and&nbsp;new technology reduces risk and increases opportunity.</p> <p>The firm&#39;s core area is building wealth through the ownership, funding and sale of properties over the long-term for a profit.&nbsp;</p> <h3>How The Platform Works</h3> <p>The firm is not ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/fintech/19/08/14250032/diversyfund-ceo-real-estate-investment-platform-great-for-anyone alt=DiversyFund CEO: Real Estate Investment Platform &#039;Great For Anyone&#039;>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Alan Lewis Craig Cecilio crowdfunding DiversyFund Fintech REIT Exclusives Interview Real Estate REIT Fintech Exclusives Interview Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 13 Aug 2019 18:43:00 +0000 Renato Capelj 14250032 at https://www.benzinga.com UDR, MetLife Swap Interests In JV Operating Communities https://www.benzinga.com/news/19/08/14246966/udr-metlife-swap-interests-in-jv-operating-communities <p><strong>UDR, Inc.</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/udr#NYSE">UDR</a>) said Monday it has entered into an agreement with <strong>Metlife Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/met#NYSE">MET</a>) Investment Management to purchase a 50% interest in 10 UDR and MetLife joint venture operating communities&nbsp;valued at $1.1 billion.</p> <p>The <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/udr">company&nbsp;</a>said it will sell its 50% ownership interest in five UDR-MetLife Investment Management joint venture communities valued at $645 million.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are pleased to ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/news/19/08/14246966/udr-metlife-swap-interests-in-jv-operating-communities alt=UDR, MetLife Swap Interests In JV Operating Communities>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> MET News REIT UDR Guidance Real Estate MET US59156R1086 UDR US9026531049 News REIT Guidance Real Estate Benzinga Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:19:55 +0000 Tanzeel Akhtar 14246966 at https://www.benzinga.com