Renae Stucki Realtor recently ran across this interesting article from about people who are crowd funding the down payments for their homes.  You can read the article HERE.

For those of you who aren’t aware of crowd funding, they’re a popular way for musicians, artists, film-makers and charities to raise money.  Two of the most popular sites for crowd funding are Kickstarter and

Some smart couples have decided to forego the traditional registry and have made crowd funding for a big ticket item like the down payment for a home their wedding gift.  What an amazing idea.

I’ve also recently watched people crowd fund medical bills and other costs they’re unable to afford.  It’s an amazing process and it’s working.

I don’t know how successful a lot of these people are, but it’s a fascinating idea and if it helps young couples finally get into a home, we’re 100% behind it.

Maybe you’re looking for an idea to help you get into that dream home you’ve found.  Maybe, crowd funding is the way to go.  Sit down, look over your options, figure out how to reach as many people as possible and give it a go.  Why not?

And when you’ve got the cash in hand, contact Renae Stucki and let her help you turn that down payment into the dream home you’ve been waiting to buy.