DALLAS, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate investment firm Mara Poling today launched the Mara Poling Total Return Fund on the industry's most active crowdfunding marketplace RealCrowd.
Today, over twenty thousand prospective investors, seeking the substantial returns and tax advantages that only real estate can provide, will have their chance to invest in the Mara Poling Total Return Fund. Mara Poling plans to raise a total of $20M to acquire $50M in performing Multi Family assets with value-add opportunities in growing markets. Mara Poling selected the RealCrowd platform to engage accredited investors, including investors with Self-Directed IRAs.
"Every investor should be looking to add Multi Family real estate to their portfolio. An investment in commercial real estate in general, and Multi Family in particular, provides investors with returns equal to or greater than equities with the stability of a fixed income investment – all with tax advantages that only real estate can offer." said Pat Poling, Founder and CEO of Mara Poling. "Our proven investment strategy and rigorous process honed from over $1B in acquisitions, generates a Total Return balanced between cash yield and equity growth."
Mara Poling anticipates the fund will acquire 3 to 5 assets over the next 18 to 24 months, primarily in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. DFW was selected for its population, employment, and income growth, now and into the future. The combined impacts of the lack of new rental unit supply with the strong growth in rental demand have created an outstanding opportunity for Multi Family investors. Mara Poling estimates annual total returns for the Mara Poling Total Return Fund to be 15% to 18%+ over the hold period.
"I was so excited to finally find a market place for commercial real estate that allows me to diversify my portfolio into an area normally out of reach for the average investor like myself. RealCrowd gives me exposure to various types of investments, makes it easy to research the opportunities that are right for me, and then automates the closing steps so I can make my investment quickly and hassle free." Sven Gerjets, RealCrowd Investor and Technology Executive.
"We've found over the last three years of running RealCrowd that investors are looking for stability, preservation of capital and strong yields that are provided by partnering with great real estate sponsors," said Adam Hooper, RealCrowd CEO. "RealCrowd is all about leveraging technology to provide access to high-value commercial real estate investment opportunities to the broadest community possible. We are excited to have a sponsor like Mara Poling utilizing our technology to meet and partner with new investors through our platform."
About Mara Poling: Mara Poling is a total return real estate investment firm dedicated to helping their Investor Clients Build Lasting Wealth. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas with offices in Northern California, Mara Poling's principals bring over 60 years of commercial real estate experience to the multi family investment market. Experienced asset managers with a proven track record including acquisition and management of over $1B in assets, $1.5B in annual cash flow, and more than 10,000 acquisitions. Mara Poling has acquired 700+ units $40M in Multi Family assets in the last 15 months. Mara Poling is Wall Street expertise for Main Street investors. Bill and Pat have a well-deserved reputation for doing what they say they are going to do and getting deals done. "We build long term relationships with each of our Investor Clients, working together to provide each with stable, quality Multi Family investment opportunities that deliver attractive cash flows, growing equity, and tax advantages." - Pat Poling, Founder & CEO
About RealCrowd: RealCrowd is the industry's most active online marketplace that provides investors with direct access to institutional quality investment opportunities without any fees, increasing both access and returns. RealCrowd does this by providing institutional real estate companies (sponsors) with the technology that makes it easy for them to partner with a much larger pool of investors, resulting in significantly lower investment minimums than what they can manage today. The platform enables sponsors to reduce transaction timelines, efficiently reach a network of millions of investors, and automate every aspect of investor and transaction management. RealCrowd's team is comprised of real estate industry professionals with over 30 years and $5 billion of combined transactional experience.
View Mara Poling Total Return Fund Listing Here: http://www.InvestWithMaraPoling.com
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