5 Easy Steps to Invest in Real Estate

Welcome to Ark7, where you can buy fractional shares to hand-selected and carefully managed properties in the hottest markets. Follow these five easy steps to starting earning passive income! The money you have now can turn into real dividend returns and we are here to help you through every step!

1. Make an account

Head over to https://www.ark7.com/ and hit “Sign Up” in the green box in the top right corner. Sign up with your username and password and basic information. 

2. Browse Properties on Marketplace

Great! Now you have access to browse through the property selections. For a more in-depth description of the properties, locations and the investing process, check out our blog articles featured on the home page. We recommend starting with “What is Ark7?” to get an overview of our company! Click “Marketplace” from the top selection bar on the right to browse all properties.

Click on the homes that interest you most in order to learn more about their location, surrounding spots of interest, dividend percentages and a detailed breakdown of the rental income.

 

If you’re ever confused or have questions about anything at all, don’t hesitate to reach out to us through support@ark7.com or set up a one-on-one chat with Ark7! We are here to assist you!

3. Fill in identifying information

Accreditation

As of now, we need to make sure our investors are accredited before investing with us. According to the SEC, in the U.S, an accredited investor is a person with an annual income exceeding $200,000 ($300,000 for joint income) for the last two years with the expectation of earning the same or a higher income in the current year.

Click “Account” at the top right. Then, hit the “Settings” icon. Scroll to the bottom of the page to “Investment Profile.” Choose a selection from the drop down menu under “Accreditation.” To prove this, simply submit a W2 tax form to demonstrate income. The option to submit this will pop up once you begin to purchase shares. Unsure if you’re accredited? Submit the form and a team member can contact you to discuss.

Bank Account

Click on “Funds” on the navigation bar. Next, hit “Add Account,” which will take you to add your bank details. We use Plaid in order to ensure the safety of our customers. Plaid is used by other popular investing platforms like Robinhood and Acorns.

4. Request Shares

Head back over to Marketplace to pick your first property! Once you’re there, click your property, then the button that says “Invest.” Select the amount of shares you’d like to invest with, review and hit “place order”! The money will be transferred from your bank account into your chosen amount and prices of shares.

5. Watch your order be fulfilled!

Congratulations, you’re now a shareholder! Watch the dividends roll in each month on the 5th of the month

Get in touch with fellow investors on our slack channel and talk to Ark7 representatives about your investment experience. 

We want you to feel as comfortable as possible and encourage you to build up your investment portfolio. If you have any questions or even an inkling of doubt, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team! 

We here at Ark7 are working for your benefit and convenience, so don’t pass up on the opportunity to experience the opportunities of efficient real estate investing. Make an account today to start browsing our property listings and begin your investment journey!

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