Harbor is bringing blockchain to real estate investing

A tech startup is trying to make it easier to invest in privately held real estate companies, and it’s using one of the buzziest technologies in the market: blockchain.

A tech millionaire wants to build a blockchain city in the desert

If a cryptocurrency millionaire’s high-stakes gamble goes well, desert land in Northwestern Nevada could bloom into a city unlike any that has preceded it.

Trulia founder: The 3 ways tech will transform real estate next

Generational trends and shifting consumer behaviors are creating an opportunity for a new wave of real estate tech startups with high growth potentials. Here are three major areas of opportunity for real estate tech startups.

Is blockchain a game-changer or a dead end?

Blockchain. It’s become a buzzword in real estate, but will it go the way of the QR code or actually change how the industry works?

Millennials prefer cash over real estate as investment strategy

While 30 percent of millennials view cash in a savings account as the best place to invest, only 21 percent believe the same of real estate.

What every agent should know about bitcoin in real estate

Just a few years ago, nearly everyone saw bitcoin as a niche or a pipe dream. Today, more than 100,000 merchants across the globe accept bitcoin as payment, and that number is snowballing.

What every agent should know about bitcoin in real estate

Just a few years ago, nearly everyone saw bitcoin as a niche or a pipe dream. Today, more than 100,000 merchants across the globe accept bitcoin as payment, and that number is snowballing.

Blockchain tech could totally disrupt property ownership rights

Creative new ways to transfer certain rights of ownership may seem like semantics, but the implications are huge if blockchain technology takes off.

Blockchain Won’t Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete

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 trend—as it will significantly change transactions and data-sharing—it will not make their careers obsolete. Agents […]

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6 cryptocurrency questions investors should ask real estate agents (and how to answer)

There’s a new way to invest in real estate — cryptocurrency. Some forward-thinking investors have already used the digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin, to buy real estate. Blockchain — the secure, distributed ledger that permanently records crypto transactions — is the underlying technology that enables cryptocurrencies, and it’s playing a growing role in the industry as well.