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?

WATCH: What is blockchain and how does it affect my business?

Tune in as Tru Realty CEO Sarah Kirsch Richardson and Blend CEO Nima Ghamsari discuss the latest on blockchain and how it will impact your future business during the session, “Blockchain: What is it and why should I care?”

SafeChain tests blockchain for real estate in an Ohio forfeiture auction

One of the most promising applications for blockchain technology in the real estate industry has been created by the start-up SafeChain. Their top priority is working with — instead of eliminating — the local government officials who handle the bulk of the behind-the-scenes record-keeping in real estate transactions.

Reasi completes first blockchain escrow deal

Reasi, a blockchain escrow platform that seeks to use blockchain to speed up the escrow portion of real estate transactions, has closed its first deal for a plot of land in California.

This group wants to create a definitive record of everything that happens to every property

The nonprofit Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) has formed a new workgroup to develop a system for tracking when property is listed, showed, sold, transferred and more.

These companies want every property to have a blockchain token

RESAAS wants to create CarFax for real estate using blockchain — with agents creating tokens for their own past and present listings.

imbrex: Own Your Data

imbrex is the first global real estate marketplace on the Ethereum blockchain

WATCH: How is blockchain transforming real estate?

An expert panel at Inman Connect San Francisco discussed how blockchain technology can be used for more than just property transactions in real estate.

How blockchain can be used for more than just transactions

Blockchain has applications in real estate beyond financial transactions, panelists said at Inman Connect San Francisco’s Hacker Connect.

Imbrex launches to let agents put property listings on the blockchain

Imbrex is using blockchain to create a listings platform that will compete with Zillow and to offer back-end solutions for real estate data.