Over the past few years, the world of investing has expanded more than ever before and investors can now utilize different portals, marketplaces, and intermediaries to gain access to new asset classes. Building a portfolio of real estate or other investments requires serious analysis and an assessment of your own risk appetite, and using different intermediaries to set up those investments takes a large amount of control away from the investor. This aspect becomes most critical when things do not go as planned, particularly when the borrower defaults.Continue reading “How EstateGuru manages loan defaults – the people, the background & case studies”
The last year has been one of unprecedented growth for EstateGuru, so we’ve decided to take another detailed look at our loan portfolio.
Since our launch in 2014, we have funded an incredible total of €136,289,338. Last year was by far the biggest in EstateGuru’s history in terms of loan volume.
As part of our mission to give our investors as much diversification as possible, we offer loans on projects in six European countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Spain and Portugal. Of these, Estonia is still the largest market, as it was in 2018, although the margin has shrunk significantly, with Latvia and Lithuania both showing healthy growth.
NB! Loan portfolio as of 13.08.2019Continue reading “Analyzing the EstateGuru Loan Portfolio – Summer 2019”
General Economic Outlook for Lithuania
The year 2018 was quite successful for the Lithuanian economy – gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 3,5%. Although export growth slowed down, domestic demand grew faster, with both household consumption and investments picking up.
The three Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, remain a key market for EstateGuru and our investors, and it is with this in mind that we have decided to compile this real estate market overview, using data gathered from the Oberhaus Market Report Baltic States 2019 and the Colliers International Market Report Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania 2019.
The aspirant investor is absolutely spoilt for choice in the modern world. While the digital revolution allows absolutely anyone to build an investment portfolio, not everyone has the expertise required to make it work and the novice is faced with many questions that need to be answered.