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The Interests offered hereby are highly speculative in nature and involve a high degree of risk. See “Risk Factors” in the private placement memorandum for a discussion of other material risks of investing in our Interests.
The Dallas Cityfund
The Dallas Cityfund will acquire and manage a portfolio of single-family residential real estate assets in Dallas. Our acquisition strategy will focus on purchasing and investing in properties that we believe (1) offer compelling values with (2) the potential for significant appreciation.
What is a Cityfund?
A Cityfund is similar to an index fund in that it provides targeted exposure to a specific asset class in a city’s residential real estate market. Each Cityfund will hold investments in a portfolio of single-family residential properties in one city only.
Why did we create Cityfunds?
We designed the Cityfund based on the transformation we have seen in the equities market from actively managed mutual funds to index-based exchange traded funds (ETFs). Many ETFs enable investors to make very targeted investment decisions within a specific sector, geography, or risk profile.
We wanted to provide investors with this type of targeted exposure by creating a real estate investment product that provides targeted exposure to a specific city through a portfolio of residential real estate assets.
A new investment product, where anyone can own a piece of the cities they love.
The Dallas housing market is recovering favorably after the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Dallas-Fort Worth area, single-family home starts surged more than 30% in 2020 with the highest construction volumes in over a decade. According to the Q4 2020 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey, Dallas is expected to be the 6th hottest housing market in the nation this year. A Realtor.com report for the nation's best performing metro areas also forecasts that DFW could see combined sales and price growth of 15.7 percent in 2021.
An above-average population of millennials, strong in-bound population growth, and a thriving economy are just some of the many reasons why the Dallas real estate market has seen favorable growth.
Key Population & Demographic Statistics:
According to Cushman & Wakefield data, Dallas-Fort Worth could see the biggest population surge in the country this decade, with the population projected to grow by nearly 18% by 2029. The GDP of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA is nearly $523.9 billion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and has grown by nearly 62% over the last 10 years.
Nada leverages its boots-on-the-ground real estate team and market experience to source opportunistic property acquisitions. Acquisitions are targeted in single cities and their emerging fringe markets. Investment considerations include attributes such as high rental yield forecasts, attractive school districts, and light renovation costs. SFR properties are acquired at a target gross yield of 8 - 12%.
Tenant placement is handled by Nada’s real estate sales team. Property management services are handled by third-party service providers that are managed by Nada.
Nada’s Homeshares are investments into owner-occupied homes, whereby the Cityfund provides an upfront payment to a homeowner in exchange for a lien-secured share of the home’s future appreciated value. Homeshare investments are made directly by Nada and sourced through their network of licensed real estate agents and direct-to-consumer marketing channels.
Nada has established consumer and property qualification standards; in addition, each Homeshare investment is placed at a risk-adjusted discount to market value—offsetting the risk of declines in home values and protecting the initial investment.
Homeshare investments ensure the owner retains typical ownership rights and responsibilities. Each Homeshare investment is recorded on the title of each property and processed by Nada’s in-house Title and Escrow service.
Cityfund generates unrealized returns when the home appreciates in value. The Cityfund realizes cash returns when the homeowner takes certain actions, such as selling the entire home, refinancing their mortgage, or reaching the end of the agreed upon term.
The Nada Portfolio Manager app is fully integrated with Cityfunds and designed to provide investors with a transparent and seamless experience.
Investors receive real-time alerts for new acquisitions, valuation updates and current news on Cityfunds.
Note: These graphics are purely hypothetical and for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to reflect future returns or fund performance in any way. The value of our properties and investments may increase or decrease.
1) Automated log of your Cityfund investments (hypothetical)
2) Real-time notifications of new acquisitions (hypothetical)
3) Personal portfolio & performance tracker (hypothetical)
4) Monitor Fund-level performance--down to the property-level (hypothetical)
5) Be the first to know about new Cityfunds
The managing member of the Dallas Cityfund is Cityfund Manager, LLC, sponsored by Nada Asset Management and Republic Real Estate.
Republic Real Estate is the tech-enabled real estate investment vertical of Republic led by Jesse Stein who has 20+ years of industry experience and has been involved in multiple real estate public offerings and over $1 billion of real estate transactions.
Nada is a vertically integrated real estate services & technology company that offers residential realty, insurance, title, and financial services to retail consumers and real estate investors--making real estate ownership more accessible and affordable for everyone. Led by a team with 30+ yrs experience in real estate & financial services, 20+ yrs of investment experience managing >$1B in assets.
John Green is a co-founder of Nada Holdings, Inc., where he has served as CEO and President since its inception in November 2018, where he manages all corporate vision, business model development, and expansion strategies to execute across all service verticals. Previously, Mr. Green served as a Strategic Advisor for Vámonos Credit, LLC, a brand focused on serving the Hispanic consumer across all aspects of a real estate transaction, from November 2017 until June 2018. Mr. Green was previously the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Pacific Union Financial, LLC., a top 10 independent mortgage lender, where he served as a growth strategy and implementation leader focused on new business ventures, technology, risk management, and go-to-market strategy, from November 2012 until June 2018. Mr. Green previously managed Quality Control for JPMorgan Chase – Mortgage from 2009 until November 2012. Prior to his career in financial services, Mr. Green was a professional recording and touring artist from 2005 until 2009, where he authored, and published two albums. Mr. Green has been a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers since 2006. Mr. Green is also an active and published member of the Forbes Finance Council.
Mauricio Delgado is a co-founder of Nada Holdings, Inc., where he has served as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Product Officer since its inception in November 2018, where he manages all corporate finance, technology, strategic partnerships, and growth functions. Previously, Mr. Delgado co-founded and exited Vámonos Credit, LLC, a brand focused on serving the Hispanic consumer across all aspects of a real estate transaction, from July 2017 until June 2018. Mr. Delgado was previously the CEO and CFO of Tricolor Auto Group, LLC, a leading auto retailer and financer to the Hispanic consumer, which grew to >$300mm in revenue, from 2013 until the company was sold in 2016. In addition, Mr. Delgado has a proven track record in institutional investing as Principal at Investar Financial Venture Capital Group, as Director at Highland Capital Management, L.P., and as Vice President at Lehman Brothers Private Equity from 2006 until 2013. Mr. Delgado’s investing track record includes investing and managing over $1 billion of capital across the capital structures of companies in the financial services, technology, energy, and real estate sectors. Mr. Delgado graduated from Stanford University and received his BS in Computer Science and his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Jesse Stein has served as the co-head of Republic Real Estate since its inception in May 2020. Previously, Mr. Stein served as the Chief Operating Officer of Compound Asset Management, Inc. from February 2018 until May 2020. Mr. Stein is also the Managing Principal of Advanced Fundamentals LLC, a data analytics and real estate indexing firm which he founded in July 2016. Previously, Mr. Stein served as the Chief Executive Officer of Commencement Capital, LLC from April 2016 until February 2018 and was a founding member and the Chief Operating Officer of ETRE Financial, LLC, a real estate financial services and information technology company, from August 2012 until February 2016. During his time with ETRE Financial, Mr. Stein also served as the Chief Operating Officer, Secretary, and a member of the Board of Directors of ETRE REIT, LLC. Mr. Stein graduated from Cornell University and received a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Investment from New York University.
Jeremy Males is the Broker of Record and Head of Acquisitions for Nada Holdings, Inc., where he has served since March 2020. Previously, Mr. Males was the Broker/Owner of SubZero Realty, a non-traditional real estate brokerage. Mr. Males also previously founded and has managed a myriad of real estate investment companies and joint ventures, which paired private investors with unique investment opportunities in real estate. The most active of the real estate investment companies, JMSR Enterprises LLC, manages a multi-million dollar private investment fund with a diversified portfolio of real estate assets throughout the state of Texas. Previously, Mr. Males was a high school teacher and football coach throughout Texas. Mr. Males graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University and received a Master's Degree in Education from Lamar University. Mr. Males is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker and a member of the Real Estate Investment Association.
We are currently offering accredited investors Interests in the Dallas Cityfund through a Regulation D 506(c) offering. The minimum investment is $10,000.
Early Investor Incentive
For a limited time, investors will receive a 3-year credit towards asset management fees. This credit will be received upfront in the form of 4.5% additional Interests. For example, an investor who purchases 1,000 Interest will receive 1,045 Interests (4.5% bonus).
Cityfund Manager, LLC will receive the following fees for services related to the investment and management of the Fund's assets:
Asset Management Fee: 1.5% per annum of the aggregate capital contributions to the Cityfund.
Acquisition Fee: 1.0% of the gross purchase price of each single family property we acquire.
We may employ modest leverage on our single-family acquisitions to enhance total returns to our investors through a combination of senior financing on our real estate acquisitions, secured facilities, and capital markets financing transactions. Our target portfolio-wide leverage after we have acquired an initial portfolio of diversified investments is between 30-50% of the greater of cost (before deducting depreciation or other non-cash reserves) or fair market value of our assets.
We intend to enable the trading of Dallas Cityfund Interests in a secondary marketplace in order to provide investors with liquidity for their investments. Although our goal is to provide this liquidity option, at this time, we have not identified a secondary marketplace platform and such future liquidity can not be guaranteed.
Cityfunds are designed to provide returns that are related to the home-price appreciation of a specific market. While we are focused on sourcing acquisitions that have the potential for capital appreciation, the market will ultimately determine returns. We cannot assure you that we will attain this objective or that the value of our properties and your investment will not decrease.
Based on recent historical and assumed continuing home-price appreciation, we expect both our single-family rental acquisitions as well as our Homeshare investments to generate annual internal rates of return ("IRR") of between 12% and 15% over a 7-year period. These estimated returns may not be met.
We have provided examples below for hypothetical investments in a single-family rental property and a Homeshare property investment to exhibit how these returns would be generated based on our underlying assumptions.
The hypothetical return assumptions we make below include the income we receive from renting these properties as well as home price appreciation.
The hypothetical return assumptions we make below include home price appreciation as well as the discount to market value that we make our investment ("risk-adjusted value").
The contents on this website are for information purposes only. Any offer or solicitation for a Cityfund may only be made pursuant to the private placement memorandum and subscription materials of the Cityfund, which should be carefully reviewed prior to investing. The investment strategies of Cityfunds are speculative, carry the risk of loss of capital and may be unsuitable for investors depending on their specific investment objectives and financial situation. Past performance is not indicative of future results. No assurance can be provided that the market or the value of investments by a Cityfund will appreciate or will not depreciate in value.
The Cityfund being offered on this website is suitable only for "accredited investors" as defined in Rule 501(c) of the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"). The Cityfund is being offered in transactions exempt from registration under the Securities Act in accordance with Regulation D Rule 506(c) thereunder and exempt from registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940 in accordance with Section 3(c)(5) thereunder as well as applicable state law.
The content on this website may change and is only a high-level summary. It does not contain all material terms pertinent to an investment decision, including important disclosures of conflicts and risk factors associated with an investment in a Cityfund. No representation is made with respect to its completeness or timeliness. Certain information has been obtained from third party sources and, although believed to be reliable, has not been independently verified and its accuracy or completeness cannot be guaranteed.
This website includes hypothetical performance results. By their nature, hypothetical performance results have certain limitations. For example, hypothetical performance results do not represent actual investments and do not involve financial risk. Hypothetical performance results cannot completely account for the impact of the factors associated with actual investments. No representation is made that the Cityfund will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those shown.
* Past performance is not indicative of future results. No assurance can be provided that the market or the value of our investments will appreciate or will not depreciate in value.