Understanding a syndicated real estate investment requires a basic understanding of real estate investing and financing. Even with financing, that real estate investor looking to scale will find themselves out of cash at some point. Benefits of Being a Limited PartnerThe motivation to become an LP in a syndicated real estate investment goes beyond the bragging rights of being an investor in a large real estate deal. Risks of Syndicated Real Estate InvestingInvestors can make a substantial return by investing in syndicated real estate. Real estate investing and real estate syndication is not directly regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).