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About Our Investments

  • What type of investments and accounts are available?

    Connect Invest connects investors with real estate development opportunities. Investments fund projects throughout various phases of real estate development. We offer two types of investments: Short N...

  • Can I get my investment back at any time?

    No, this investment is illiquid. You will receive your principle back as the borrower pays down or pays off the loan....

  • Are these secured investments?

    The Notes are special, limited obligations of Connect Invest only and are not the obligations of Ignite or the borrowers under the real estate loans and are not: Secured by any collateral Guaranteed o...

  • What fees do investors pay?

    Investors are not charged a fee for membership or account creation.  The interest rates displayed on the Notes are fully realized by investors. Connect Invest's servicing and management fees for both ...

  • Who underwrites the investments available on Connect Invest?

    Ignite Funding, LLC underwrite the loans associated with Connect Invest Notes. As our loan originator, Ignite conducts all origination and servicer processes in-house including, but not limited to, th...

  • What are the tax implications?

    All prospective purchasers of the Notes are advised to consult their own tax advisors regarding the U.S. federal, state, local and non-U.S. tax consequences of the purchase and ownership of the Notes ...

  • What types of real estate projects do borrowers develop?

    Borrowers seek funding for both commercial and residential real estate projects. Commercial: The land or existing structure(s) of the subject property is intended to be developed and used solely for b...

  • What phases of real estate development are funded for borrowers?

    Acquisition: The borrower is utilizing loan funds to purchase a single property or multiple properties either as raw land or with an existing structure(s). Activities in this phase include, but are no...

  • In which areas/locations does Connect Invest typically offer Notes?

    Primarily real estate projects located in the western United States. Our affiliate and loan originator will consider other locations should favorable opportunities arise. ...