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Lawyers are like rhinoceroses...

Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2015 3:43:59 PM

 "Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick-skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge." -David Mellor, British politician

“Are we running a rhino farm?” I asked our Chief Operating Officer Verria Kelly this past July. “I cannot believe what these attorneys are charging us.”

“We have over $100,000 in legal fees some months,” she replied. “We’re generating some great returns, but there’s got to be a way so the rhinos don’t eat up such a big chunk.”

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Topics: ALL

Crowdfund Consortium Resurrects Tycoon After Shark Attack

Posted by admin on Nov 10, 2015 4:56:22 PM

In the great tradition of lemons to lemonade, five crowdfunding platforms have banded together to buy a sixth - one that was attacked by sharks on national television - and turn it into an educational space for the industry it inadvertently smeared.

When Tycoon Real Estate's CEO, Aaron McDaniel, appeared on the ABC reality show 'Shark Tank' in January 2015, he was savaged by the celebrity panelists. As I wrote in June, McDaniel went onto the show earnestly believing he was there to impress potential investors, but his impression after the show was that in fact, "I was speaking to entertainers. I was baited to create interesting TV."

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements, Community Impact, AHP Homeowners, Real Estate Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding, Real Estate Market, About Jorge Newbery

Marketing to Attract Investors at #RealCap 2015

Posted by admin on Nov 9, 2015 3:33:51 PM

In this last and final RealCap panel, the panelists discuss Marketing to Attract Investors. The moderator of this panel is Amy Kirsch of Peer Realty. Panelists include: Daniel Mulcahy of Zacks Investment Banking, AdaPia d'Errico of Patch of Land, Ross Hamilton of Connected Investors, Verria Kelly of American Homeowner Preservation and Sean Connolly of Strata Investments.

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements, Real Estate Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding, Real Estate Market

"Angels Helping People"

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2015 1:05:41 PM

“I thought that my children and I were soon to be homeless,” Marsha admits, recalling the first time she was contacted by American Homeowner Preservation.

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Topics: ALL, AHP Homeowners, AHP Success Stories

26 Homeowner Resolutions Thanks to Shawn Tolu

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2015 1:01:49 PM

American Homeowner Preservation announced recently that the highest number of dispositions last month goes to asset manager Shawn Tolu. Shawn’s 26 mortgage resolutions, during the month of October starts a new single-month record for any asset manager.

The month of October featured by far the highest number of mortgage resolutions Shawn had ever achieved. Just the month before, Shawn helped 19 people stay in their homes, his second highest number.

“It’s a good feeling to know I am helping peoplestay in their homes as well as putting vacant homes back in service,” answered Shawn whenasked his feelings about his achievement. “This is a huge problem in America and our company is makinga huge difference, as well as creating profits forinvestors at the same time.”

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements

Raising Capital With Your Own White Label Crowdfunding Platform at #RealCap 2015

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2015 12:56:15 PM

The fourth panel discussion topic is Raising Capital with your own White Label Crowdfunding Platform. The moderator of this panel is Scott Purcell of Fund America. Panelists include: Mark Lancaster of GL Fund Solutions, Don Duszynski of Strata Investments, Daniel Kelly of Peer Realty and Marty Coyne of Connected Investors.

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements, Real Estate Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for Non-Accredited Investors at #RealCap 2015

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2015 12:47:35 PM

The third panel discussion topic is Crowdfunding for Non-Accredited Investors. The moderator is American Homeowner Preservation CEO Jorge P. Newbery. Featured panelists include: Mark Roderick of Flaster Greenburg, Anthony Zeoli of Freeborn, Scott Purcell of FundAmerica, Craig Denlinger of Crowdfund CPA, and Elliot Richardson of SBAC.

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements, Real Estate Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding, About Jorge Newbery

Attracting Institutional Capital at #RealCap 2015

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2015 12:36:26 PM

The second panel discussion topic is Attracting Institutional Capital. The moderator of this panel is American Homeowner Preservation CEO Jorge P. Newbery. Featured panelists include: Michael Norton of Houlihan Capital, John Uhlein of Grenadier Capital, Clayton Reese of Trivium, Brian Duggan of Guardian Capital, and Orasio Becerra of American Homeowner Preservation.

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Topics: ALL, Company Announcements, Real Estate Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding, About Jorge Newbery