Blockchain

Moving Toward an ‘Antifragile’ Future

December 22nd, 2021
The companies that survived the peak months of the pandemic were the ones that adapted quickly to the changing conditions and continued to evolve as each phase of the virus brought new challenges. I’m reminded of the concept behind the...

Could Bitcoin Real Estate Transactions Become Mainstream?

February 1st, 2022
With the rising normalization of cryptocurrencies in our marketplaces, it’s no surprise that crypto has found its way into real estate. In fact, the first commercial property in New York has been put on the market exclusively for Bitcoin—29 million...

Tampa Condo Sold as Real Property NFT via Blockchain-Powered Propy Platform

April 26th, 2022
Propy has successfully completed another real property NFT sale from start to finish, the company has announced. Through Propy’s Web3 and blockchain-powered platform, the property, a Tampa Condo, received multiple offers over a 24-hour period and sold for $185,000 USDC. Ownership...

REALTORS® Discuss Top Emerging Tech Trends Impacting Industry

May 9th, 2022
The metaverse and blockchain technology could have a significant impact on the future of real estate, according to experts at the 2022 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings. Several hundred REALTORS® attended Wednesday’s Emerging Business Issues and Technology Forum, which provided insight into...

Blockchain Won’t Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete

June 28th, 2018
Blockchain is an emerging technology that’s impacting the way industries conduct business, especially real estate. Not much is known about blockchain among the general public besides its association with bitcoin. While real estate professionals should pay attention to this new...

Blockchain Lending: Reduced Fraud or Increased Risk?

June 30th, 2018
Traditional lenders are transforming, adopting cutting-edge technology to stand apart from competitors and introduce an added level of security to financing. From AI-run algorithms to smart contracts, obtaining a mortgage could soon be a vastly different process than buyers experienced...

A Blockchain Future? Cryptocurrencies Gaining Traction in Real Estate Industry

January 8th, 2018
Bitcoin started out as blockchain technology with an innovative ideology for a more secure monetary future, and is now taking hold in the real estate world. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, although not yet mainstream, show promise in an industry that...

Property Coin: Crypto Investors Looking to Fix and Flip

February 28th, 2018
Is blockchain the future of real estate transactions? So far, only a few contracts have closed through Bitcoin or other forms of cryptocurrency; however, with offerings being introduced, that could quickly change. Aperture Real Estate Ventures, a real estate technology...

Cryptocurrency: First U.S. Real Estate Deed Recorded Using Ethereum

March 13th, 2018
Cryptocurrency is making headlines again—this time, in real estate. A pilot program in South Burlington, Vt.—initiated by global blockchain real estate marketplace Propy Inc.—marks the first U.S. deed recorded using only blockchain technology, according to multiple sources. In this case,...

Weighing Risk and Reward: Crypto-Investing in Home Equity

April 16th, 2018
For homeowners that are looking to access home equity funds, but don’t want to take out a second loan, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or a reverse mortgage, there are not many options; however, blockchain technology is looking...

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