Brelion is an online platform that connects investors with real estate companies looking for loans. The company primarily lists non-owner occupied residential projects lasting 12 to 24 months, as well as small to mid-size apartment and commercial property ventures.
“Brelions goal is to bring together investors and developers of all sizes—through debt, mezzanine, and equity financing—and facilitate opportunities that would otherwise solely be available to corporate investors and big-name developers.”
The website currently lists 32 properties, four are accepting investments, although Brelion only serves accredited investors. According to the SEC, “accredited investors” (i) earn at least $200,000 per year, or $300,000 per year with their spouse; or (ii) have a net worth of at least $1 million, excluding principal residence.”
Brelion projects typically fall into two investing categories, debt financing or equity financing. For debt projects, investors receive interest payments from real estate companies each month after a project is funded. The principle paid when a project is completed and the company exits. For equity projects, investors receive a percentage of the profits that the project ultimately yields.
“Brelion does due diligence on individual