Real Estate Crowdfunding Webinar Episode #3 - Patch of Land Testimonial with Michael Kevorkian
As we look towards 2015, we plan on having regular, monthly webinars. The webinars will be held on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00 PST / 6:00 MST / 7:00 CST / 8:00 EST. Please note the date and links to our upcoming episodes: *3/18/15 at 5 p.m. PST*: http://www.meetup.com/Real-Estate-Crowdfunding-Education-Networking/events/219304295/ *4/15/15 at 5 p.m. PST*: http://www.meetup.com/Real-Estate-Crowdfunding-Education-Networking/events/219304331/ Webinars will be hosted by Doug Cochrane (SVP of Underwriting & Acquisitions at +Patch of Land )& +Manolis Sfinarolakis (Founder of +RealityCrowdTV). They will be interviewing special guest Michael Kevorkian (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=109299133), a real estate broker, investor, and trainer who has successfully funded two deals with Patch of Land to date. *By watching this webinar, you will learn*: 1) How equity & debt crowdfunding has paved the way for Real Estate Crowdfunding 2) How real estate developers can use crowdfunding for their projects 3) Review a case study of an actual deal that was funded on the Patch of Land platform 4) What the underwriting criteria for a loan is directly from the head of underwriting 5) What collaboration opportunities exist if you are a real estate or mortgage broker with Patch of Land 6) Have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have on the process Every webinar will be very interactive. In fact, we welcome your participation and will be taking live questions throughout the hour, so please submit your questions and topic ideas before each webinar. This will be a great opportunity to have your questions answered and learn from these two pros. However, if you miss one don't worry. You can always view a replay, and of course, join us for the next month's webinar. *Related Video*: Real Estate Crowdfunding 101: Introduction to Patch of Land https://plus.google.com/events/cvi5dc3f5sm7mtqaj6gqec05u3s Please reach out with suggestions, questions and topic ideas that you'd like us to cover on the webinars. We look forward to our third 2015 installment on Wednesday March 18th. *About Doug Cochrane* Doug has 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. His wide range of skills includes: property flipping, appraising, underwriting, and originating loans. He will talk about the important role underwriting plays in crowdfunding real estate. He will also provide viewers with tips and insights in regards to the best ways of structuring a request for funding. Additionally, he will be answering questions about the process and what to expect if you turn to a crowdfunding company for your financing needs. *Related Video*: Meet the Team: Doug Cochrane (SVP of Acquisitions & Underwriting) https://patchofland.com/blog/qa-from-the-patch/2014/12/05/meet-the-team-douglas-cochrane-svp-of-acquisitions-underwriting/ *About Michael Kevorkian* Michael Kevorkian is a real estate broker, realtor and investor specializing in commercial and residential real estate in the Chicagoland area. Michael Kevorkian and his team at New Market Realty Inc. work with many different types of buyers, sellers and property owners in this current and challenging real estate market. We specialize in three major categories of real estate which are residential real estate, commercial real estate and property management. Whether it is selling a property, buying a piece of real estate or managing a property for our clients, it is our dedication to our clients to provide value added life experiences while serving all and making complex real estate transactions much easier. Michael Kevorkian and his team of full-time, dedicated real estate professionals assist property owners in reducing valuable time spent managing, maintaining or trying to sell problem properties that become too difficult or too complex for the average real estate professional to handle. *About Manolis Sfinarolakis* Manolis Sfinarolakis graduated from the University of Connecticut with BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting. After two stints working for Deloitte & Touche LLP and brief restaurant management, real estate, and internal audit career, Manolis identified a unique opportunity to create Reality Crowd TV Media Corporation whose mission is to inform, educate, inspire, and motivate entrepreneurs worldwide to start small businesses through crowdfunding and to provide a blueprint on how to crowdfund. Manolis has been heavily involved in the Greek Community as a member of AHEPA and the former Supreme President of the Sons of Pericles in 2012.