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Get others to invest in your home?

Posted by Steve Koerber on December 16, 2008

norana27Imagine how much easier it would be to get into your first home if investors were queing up to give you money to help you buy it.

This concept may seem far fetched to most of us, but an Australian economist suggests that the credit crisis might have been avoided if this type of shared equity arrangement was more common.

Alistair Helm of  http://www.realestate.co.nz/blog/the-case-for-institutional-investment-in-residential-real-estate-in-the-form-of-shared-equity.html was kind enough to feature this article that I recently discovered.

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