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.

Do real estate agents need to pay attention to cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is a hot topic in the investing world, and it has introduced people to alternative methods of payment, especially since some online merchants and physical stores accept it. Should real estate agents keep up with developments in cryptocur…

Harbor CEO says blockchain will let you easily split real estate ownership

Harbor is one of the more complicated blockchain startups out there, but it has the potential to upend the investment side of the real estate industry.

Real estate blockchain and cryptocurrency explained

There’s no doubt that 2018 is shaping up to be a coming-out year for blockchain and cryptocurrency in real estate. We’re hearing about more and more deals closed by real estate agents using cryptocurrency, and blockchain-enabled real estate startups are seemingly cropping up on a weekly basis.

Enter Web 3.0: Blockchain and the global MLS

Residential real estate is on the precipice of change. Residential real estate accounts for two-thirds of the $217 trillion spent in real estate around the world each year. An increasing volume of this activity involves cross-border transactions.

Survey: What do you want to know about blockchain and cryptocurrency?

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are everywhere — and it can seem like these technologies are taking over real estate.

How to win in the lucrative global real estate market

As real estate grows more global with the increased transparency and power of the ever-maturing internet, real estate agents have immense opportunities to capture lucrative international, long-distance business to which they didn’t previously have access. This business opportunity is significant.

Harbor raises $28M to bring blockchain to real estate, fine art

Harbor will launch its tech platform this summer, which the company says will be the “first” to allow digital tokens to be attached to asset-backed securities, or “tokenized,” while automatically complying with U.S. regulations.

Weighing Risk and Reward: Crypto-Investing in Home Equity

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 to change that by offering investment opportunities that are tied to a home’s equity and […]

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Weighing Risk and Reward: Crypto-Investing in Home Equity

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 to change that by offering investment opportunities that are tied to a home’s equity and […]

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