There are many different institutions governing the ways in which real estate syndicates operate, and the Securities and Exchanges Commission is among the most important. This is because when a company syndicates a deal, they are not selling real estate, per se. To put it simply, by allowing non-accredited investors to participate in this sector, the pool of possible investors can suddenly be expanded from nearly 14 million accredited investors to also include over 200 million non-accredited investors in the United States. Crowdfunding Goes MainstreamPerhaps accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, these changes have helped real estate crowdfunding continue its steady movement from the periphery of the investment world to a mainstream wealth-building vehicle. Real estate investing is no longer reserved for the few; rather, it is now much more open to the many.