In the first half of 2016, 30.2 million euros were collected by real estate crowdfunding platforms in France, according to the latest barometer published. This represents a doubling of the amounts collected in 2015, compared to the 30.7 million euros collected for the whole of 2015. This is explained both by the rampant democratization of the concept among the general public, but also by the rise of new professional and rigorous platforms on the market. Thus, nearly 10,000 individuals or legal entities have already subscribed to a project financed by crowdfunding real estate since the beginning of 2016 (against just over 11,000 throughout 2015)!

Crowdfunding is always more dynamic, and you are more and more interested in it.

The figures recently published by the Banque de France on French savings show that 386 billion euros remain locked in our current accounts to date and therefore do not serve to finance the economy. Deposits on current accounts remain popular among households, in a context of stagnation at low levels of benchmark and bond investment rates.

Nevertheless, – is this a sign that the French are on the lookout for new investments? – the cash flow of funds deposited on our current accounts increased from 8.3 to 7.3 billion between the first and the second quarter of 2016. At the same time, – another sign? – the French savings rate fell by 0.4% to 14.4% in the first quarter, according to INSEE.

Real estate crowdfunding, to boost your savings and put it at the service of the real economy

The year 2016 will be another year of strong growth and democratization with forced march for crowdfunding and especially in real estate. The French individual will this year have the opportunity to finance nearly 150 real estate projects via a crowdfunding site. The most professional and serious platforms (regulated CIP) you reserve beautiful operations that are waiting for your participation to be able to materialize while increasing your savings. Around 60 million euros will be collected in 2016 on real estate crowdfunding platforms.

Short-term investments with annual returns

Real estate construction in France by offering short-term investments with annual returns of 8 to 12%. Projects are selected by an advisory committee, made up of five real estate experts, who analyze and validate only covenants and risk-controlled transactions.

Do not let your money sleep at the bank and try the real estate crowdfunding!