Dear Clients and Investors,

Patch of Land, Inc and its team was acquired in July of 2021. As part of our continuing efforts to wind down legacy operations, we have discontinued the legacy online portal as of August 15th, 2023

If you require legacy records or have any questions regarding past investment projects, please contact us at this address: [email protected]. Tax statements will still be timely delivered to the client addresses we have on file.

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The Benefits of Prefunding: Why Patch of Land Puts Its Own Skin in the Game

Patch of Land prides itself on being the only real estate crowdfunding platform that prefunds all of our loans. We put our own skin in the game to give our borrowers the money they need to start working on their renovation projects right away. This is a key benefit for real estate developers who know how important it is to be able to gain access to a large sum of capital in a short period of time in order to take advantage of a lucrative opportunity before its too late.

Prefunding also has additional benefits for our crowd of accredited investors.  Since all of the real estate investment opportunities you see on Patch of Land are prefunded after being scrutinized by our thorough due diligence process, our investors can rest assured knowing that we believed in each project enough to take on all of the initial risk. Not only that, but by prefunding our projects, crowd members invested in our projects are able to begin earning interest quickly  -- 4 business days after an investment order is placed, and as soon as accreditation is verified. Once you are an active investor with funds on the platform, it can take as little as 24 hours.

Related Article: The Advantages of Prefunding

The many benefits of prefunding help Patch of Land stand out amongst other debt-based real estate crowdfunding platforms.  We enjoy bringing lucrative real estate crowdfunding opportunities to the accredited investors on our platform, and will strive to maintain our competitive edge when it comes to being a fast and efficient alternative lending source for our developers looking to borrower funds all over the nation. To help take our abilities to the next level, we have chosen to raise funds for Patch of Land on Patch of Land on SeedInvest.  If you are interested in investing in our company as we expand into the future, we encourage you to view our page here to support our mission.

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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4 thoughts on “The Benefits of Prefunding: Why Patch of Land Puts Its Own Skin in the Game”

  • Patch of Land Will Participate in the REI Expo / The Patch commented January 5, 2015

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  • newbie

    newbie commented May 21, 2016

    What happens if a deal POL has already prefunded doesn't get re-funded by the website's investors?

    In other words, let's say POL prefunds the renovation of a home in Illinois at 150,000 USD. It then puts this deal on the website and sets a 120,000 USD crowdfunding investment available to the public (the other 30,000 USD in loan dollars POL keeps for itself). What happens if you never get to the 120,000 USD goal? Do you continue to take on the whole 150,000 USD prefunded loan? Or does something else happen? Thanks!

    Patch of Land

    Patch of Land reply May 26, 2016

    Thanks so much for your questions. If a loan isn't fully funded by investors on the platform, Patch of Land essentially 'stays in the loan' for the duration of the term. Because we pre-fund, we are holding the note ourselves. However, to clarify your question around the amount that is posted to the platform, if a home renovation loan is $150,000, investors will see a $150,000 note; Patch of Land doesn't hold back any of the loan amount for itself.

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