Real Estate Roundup 12/7/2015

How Crowdfunding Has Changed Real Estate Investing
Nav Athwal, Forbes.com

Though it’s still in its infancy, real estate crowdfunding is rapidly reshaping the way individuals find and invest in properties. 

Homebuying millennials, strong economy, make Grand Rapids the nation's hottest housing market
Jim Harger, MLIVE

"More than a third of millennials are telling us that they plan to buy a home by 2018, but that jobs and down payments are key to turning them into homeowners..." 

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 1 residential market 'to watch' in US
Pat Evans, grbj.com

A report released today by Trulia, a real estate listing website, names the Grand Rapids-Wyoming market as the No. 1 market “to watch” in 2016