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Real Estate Crowdfunding Year End Summary & 2015 Webinar Schedule

Hello RECFEN Members,

Thank you so much for being part of this first year of Real Estate Crowdfunding Education and Networking group. We hope that we are able to provide you with a community of like-minded individuals, who see the benefits and opportunities of the JOBS Act and its impact on real estate investing.

We've had a number of live events since launching last June: 2 in Los Angeles and 1 in Miami, plus a few webinars, all of which have been very popular.

Recap: RECFEN & LA Marketplace Lending Meetup 


As we look towards 2015, we plan on having regular, monthly webinars. The webinars will be held on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00 PST / 7:00 CST / 8:00 EST.  Please bookmark this page for all the upcoming episodes:

1/21/15 at 5 p.m. PST:
Google Hangout Event:

YouTube Live Broadcast:

2/18/15 at 5 p.m. PST:­

3/18/15 at 5 p.m. PST:­

4/15/15 at 5 p.m. PST:­


Webinars will be hosted by Jason Fritton (CEO of Patch of Land), and Doug Cochrane (SVP of Underwriting & Acquisitions at Patch of Land).

In 2011, Jason lobbied alongside Congressmen McHenry and Dold, who succeeded in getting the crowdfunding exemptions passed through the JOBS Act legislation signed into law by President Obama.  Jason went on to become one of the founding fathers of Patch of Land, providing debt financing to real estate professionals through his real estate crowdfunding platform.  He'll provide information on 'all things' crowdfunding, from regulations to expectations, as well as news and updates about these topics, and insight into how these changes might impact real estate professionals.


Related Video: Meet the Team: Jason Fritton (Co-Founder & CEO)


Doug has 20 years of experience in the real estate industry.  His wide range of skills includes: property flipping, appraising, underwriting, and originating loans. He will talk about the important role underwriting plays in crowdfunding real estate.  He will also provide viewers with tips and insights in regards to the best ways of structuring a request for funding. Additionally, he will be answering questions about the process and what to expect if you turn to a crowdfunding company for your financing needs.


Related Video: Meet the Team: Doug Cochrane (SVP of Acquisitions & Underwriting)


Every webinar will be very interactive. In fact, we welcome your participation and will be taking live questions throughout the hour, so please submit your questions and topic ideas before each webinar.  This will be a great opportunity to have your questions answered and learn from these two pros.  However, if you miss one don't worry. You can always view a replay, and of course, join us for the next month's webinar.


Related Video: Real Estate Crowdfunding 101: Introduction to Patch of Land


Please reach out with suggestions, questions and topic ideas that you'd like us to cover on the webinars.  We look forward to our first 2015 installment on Wednesday January 21st.

If you want to learn more, take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions we receive about real estate crowdfunding on a daily basis and find out why so many people are crowdfunding real estate projects across the country with Patch of Land.
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