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First some background:
What motivated us to start addy?
In the words of our CEO and Co-Founder, Michael Stephenson: “I was fortunate to get into the real estate market in 2003 and my family has benefited tremendously from those choices. Real estate has consistently been one of the most lucrative forms of investment, but today the barriers to entry are prohibitively high for many — especially for young people. My vision and reason for founding addy is to eradicate those barriers and give everyone the opportunity to invest in real estate. We want to help the next generation create wealth for their future in the same way I have been able to. I never want to have a conversation again about why a young person is unable to get into the market. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to become a homeowner through access to real estate investing at any amount, regardless of income, age, or other conflicts.”
The biggest challenge with disrupting an industry as large and antiquated as real estate investing is the lack of technological innovation and the high costs associated with doing deals. We have built software that drives these costs way down so that we can facilitate thousands of investors in each deal vs. a handful of very wealthy individuals.
Why do we deserve to win the Best Innovation award?
Through technology, we offer a chance for everyone to get into real estate for an amount that fits their budget without any life-altering sacrifices. Making real estate investing available to everyone is what excites and unites our team of real estate experts, entrepreneurs, and technologists. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to become a homeowner through access to real estate investing at any amount, regardless of income, age, or other conflicts.