Understanding the difference between "first charge" and "second charge"
Posted on 08/05/2019 11:32:51
Crowdfunding property lending is often designed to give a measure of control of borrower assets. First control over assets is called First Charge. Second loan control is called Second Charge.
Comparing IFISAs with Cash ISAs, what are the main differences?
Posted on 08/05/2019 10:22:30
The Innovative Finance ISA (IFSA) expands how you can use savings tax-free and lets you manage them in ways that Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs don't. Read here what are the main differences between these two ISAs.
IFISAs change what the word "savings" means in the UK
Posted on 08/04/2019 11:29:37
The Innovative Finance Investment Savings Account changes what the word "savings" means. Not locking away savings money as a low return investment, IFISAs offer control over savings.
Frequently Asked Questions: What is an IFISA?
Posted on 03/04/2019 14:33:26
The Innovative Finance ISA (IFSA or IF-ISA) lets UK investors lend money to businesses through FCA-regulated alternative finance lending platforms.
Meet the Developer
Posted on 15/03/2019 14:50:37
CrowdLords Team

Our latest Development Partner is the London Office of Grace Charles Property ran by Ben Butkus and Raouf Belmouloud. We met with them to find out more about their story and to discuss what attracted them to the project on Braintree High Street:

IFISA at the heart of UK property lending product change
Posted on 07/03/2019 17:05:31
CrowdLords Team
UK property crowdfunding platform CrowdLords focuses on Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) so investors can transfer ISAs or use annual allowances of £20,000 for tax free returns.
Crowdfunding and P2P Lending - Vive La Différence!
Posted on 07/03/2019 16:38:21
CrowdLords Team
The UK property market has embraced peer to peer lending and real estate crowdfunding. The two models are often grouped together but there are differences.
Is this the year alternative finance goes mainstream?
Posted on 06/03/2019 15:34:02
CrowdLords Team
Funds invested in UK crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lender market grew 35% in 2017. Investment types are changing too. Significant growth comes from UK real estate crowdfunding.
Crowdfunding, a game changer
Posted on 27/02/2019 12:57:13
CrowdLords Team
Regulatory improvements – why “some of the platforms surveyed in our study indicated that this change may actually make property crowdfunding an attractive option for retail investors [who] want to take advantage of [income-bearing] property assets”
Crowdfunding marks the fall
Posted on 27/02/2019 12:52:08
CrowdLords Team
Banking woes - how retail banks are creating a market for crowdfunded property investment.
How do you choose an investment
Posted on 22/02/2019 18:28:52
CrowdLords Team
As most people are new to Property Crowdfunding we thought it useful to highlight the differences to help you decide which investment, or even which combination best suits your situation and your risk appetite.  

We’re also launching our latest investment, a mixed use conversion on Braintree High Street which offers either a 2nd Charge Debt option offering with target fixed returns of 16% p.a.* or  an Interim Equity investment offering target fixed returns of 22% p.a.* .

Confused? Hopefully you won’t be after you’ve read this article
The Common Questions investors are Asking About the IFISA
Posted on 15/02/2019 14:29:30
CrowdLords Team
Learn more about the CrowdLords IFISA, and how to get started today
Investing in Developments - Understanding the risks and the rewards
Posted on 13/02/2019 14:56:56
CrowdLords Team
Understand our risk system, and how our returns are calculated
Why invest in Birmingham
Posted on 11/01/2019 15:51:14
CrowdLords Team
Here are some reasons why we think you should consider investing in Birmingham 
How do you decide which investment is best for you?
Posted on 04/01/2019 10:41:23
CrowdLords Team
It’s not unusual for Investors to ask us which investment they should choose. But, since we’re not allowed to give advice, it’s a very difficult question to answer because everybody’s personal situation; including the reason they are investing and their attitude to risk; is different.
The differences between Interim Equity and Full Equity
Posted on 19/11/2018 15:09:08
CrowdLords Team
We recognised that many of our investors were new to the idea of buying shares in SPVs and were put off by the idea that the exit date and the actual returns may be different to what they expected. So we developed a product we call Interim Equity – buying shares in the SPV for a fixed period and with a fixed return. We facilitate this by using Preferred Redeemable Shares as opposed to Preferred Ordinary Shares.
Top 5 Myths and Truths about Property Crowdfunding
Posted on 12/11/2018 17:42:16
As a relatively new industry, property crowdfunding naturally comes with many question marks and rumours as to its credibility, effectiveness and regulation. For investors looking to invest in this new and exciting sector, here are the top 5 myths and truths about this investment model.
A Closer Look at Due Diligence in Property Crowdfunding
Posted on 05/11/2018 11:22:59
As an individual investor in property crowdfunding, it is recommended that you factor due diligence into your selection process. Whether it’s evaluating the strategy taken by your investment platform in assessing projects or performing your own personal due diligence, caution and consideration go a long way. 
Introduction to ISAs
Posted on 28/09/2018 16:25:12
CrowdLords Team
A short introduction to ISA's, the types available and how IF-ISAs have helped generate funding capital for businesses
Understanding the Capital Stack
Posted on 26/09/2018 16:47:41
CrowdLords Team
We breakdown the capital stack, and why it's important for bother property developers and investors