Roots Investor Reviews

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We love the social impact!

When looking to invest in real estate we found Roots. We love that Roots residents build wealth with us.
Cameron Hamilton
Investor and Roots Luminary
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The best real estate investing concept

Roots is the single best real estate investment concept I’ve ever seen. Investors, renters, and the city of Atlanta all win big.
Ted Jenkin
National TV Money Expert
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An Easy Decision

Not only is Roots a strong model for generating returns, it creates opportunities for others to build wealth in real estate when they wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity.
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Hassle-free real estate investing!

We love Roots because we can own rental properties with all the benefits and none of the hassle.
The Giardina family
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Returns in a down market!

We’ve gotten outstanding returns during a down market with Roots. It’s a rare opportunity to invest for both excellent returns and a significant social impact in our community.
The Ewings
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I can't believe we're invested

My husband and I will probably never be able to own a home of our own, but with Roots we will be invested in real estate.
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Real estate that does good

With Roots it's easy to invest in real estate, make solid returns, and help others at the same time!
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Investing in Roots was an easy decision

Roots is a great opportunity to earn excellent returns while having a definitive, positive impact on people.
Ashton and Colin
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Deposits that grow!

Roots is the only place I know of where my $400 deposit can turn into $1200 and continue to grow!
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Investing with a ❤️

Real estate investing that's easy, only $100 to get started and you get amazing returns that help you and the residents who live in the properties.
Kristen and Jake
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It's a win-win!

Roots let me enter the real estate investment world without having to take on the headaches of being a landlord. Plus their unique model gives back to the renters.
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If I can do it then anyone can

Roots means that my children will have an opportunity to own real estate.
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It's like someone has finally given me a chance.

Roots Investment Community Fund

Updated Mon, April 1, 2024

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Here is a list of common questions and answers related to Roots

How long am I committed to the investment?

Although we recommend holding your investment for at least a year, we understand that things happen and offer liquidity each quarter. Please refer to our offering circular for full details.

How is the cost of each unit determined?

At the end of each quarter the fund evaluates its current Net Asset Value (NAV). This calculation is simple. We take the market value of all of the properties plus all accounts receivable and all cash on hand. We then subtract any debts and liabilities. After this calculation is made, we take the total NAV and divide it by the amount of outstanding units to get the unit price for the next quarter.

How do the quarterly distributions work?

Investors have the option to reinvest or cash out their distributions at the end of each quarter.

Do I have the option to make a recurring investment each month?

Yes, with the Roots investment platform you will have the option to set investments to recur either monthly or quarterly.

Is Roots a REIT?

Roots is a Reg A+ REIT. With a REIT, you can see returns both through the income generated by the properties you put money into and through the property’s value growing over time. All REITs are required to distribute 90% of its profit to shareholders. Some REITs pay you money regularly like Roots (in the form of dividends) and they allow you to spread your investment across several different properties, which lowers your risk. You can learn all about the world of REITs here >>

What markets are Roots properties in?

Roots is a portfolio of residential rental properties located in the greater Atlanta market. There are many reasons Atlanta is a great market for residential real estate investing, but the top three are: its population growth, its diverse economy, and the role that the film and television industry is having on people and industry moving into the city. You can learn more about the Atlanta real estate market here >>

How would Roots be affected by an economic downturn or commercial crash?

Although we don't have a crystal ball, we have incorporated some unique attributes to the Roots model and strategy that makes the fund extremely defensible in case of a downturn:

  • • Purchase Timing: Buying properties now, with cash, under market rates
  • • Property Type: SFR and small multi family (not commercial), all workforce housing
  • • Location: greater Atlanta market (a top market).
  • • Live In It Like You Own It™: aligns incentives of residents and investors.
  • • Debt ratio: Low leverage

You can read more about this here >>

Investor Benefitsicon

Roots unlocks the benefits of owning real estate for as little as $100.


Rental income and other profits are distributed quarterly. You can take it out, or leave it in to grow.



Rather than being invested into a single property, your Roots investment is spread across the entire portfolio, lowering the risk and increasing the potential return.



Your investment grows as the fund grows and appreciates over time, with no cap.

Your Investment Plan


Create an account

For the first time investing in a private REIT is only a few clicks away and open to anyone for as little as $100.

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Invest at your own pace

Fill out investor form and tax info, tell Roots how much you want to invest, sign paperwork and link bank account.

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Witness the Impact

Watch your wealth grow as the residents accumulate wealth for being good tenants.

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Anyone can invest with Roots


Low Fees

Only a $5 platform fee to get started and no fees to cash out after the first year.


Start with $100

Non-accredited and accredited investors can get started with only $100.


Quarterly Liquidity

Roots offers investors liquidity every quarter, not common for private real estate investments.

Target Markets across the US

Starting in Atlanta and expanding across the South East, Roots is expanding quickly to bring our investors more properties in more locations.


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