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What’s the next big thing in alternative finance?

Many people are getting excited about the rise of platforms that offer investors part-shares – or should we say “crowdshares” – in property, such as Property Partner (launched this week) and Property Moose. SyndicateRoom, one of the more successful crowdfunding platforms, has even recently played midwife to the birth of a real-estate investment trust (Reit) created to invest in buy-to-let. Mill Residential Reit (Aim: MRR) raised money via both crowdfunding and a listing on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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