Stay relevant with these 5 real estate tech trends

Over the last decade, technology has changed the face of the real estate industry, leading some industry professionals to fear what future advancement will mean for their careers. There’s no need to fret. It’s just a matter of keeping up with the times.

Consulting firm T3 Sixty hires former NAR, Lone Wolf execs

Real estate consulting firm T3 Sixty, the company behind the influential Swanepoel Mega 1000 rankings, announced Thursday that it has hired a pair of new vice presidents who previously worked as executives at the National Association of Realtors and te…

Fifth Wall Ventures announces new $500M proptech fund

Fifth Wall Ventures announced today it successfully hit its $500 million goal for a second proptech fund. The Opendoor and Blend-backer now has 48 global limited partners across a number of proptech subsectors, giving startups access to some of the ind…

Fifth Wall Ventures announces new $500M proptech fund

Fifth Wall Ventures announced Wednesday it successfully hit its $500 million goal for a second proptech fund. The Opendoor- and Blend-backer now has 48 global limited partners across a number of proptech subsectors, giving startups access to some of th…

NAR’s VC arm invests in blockchain transaction startup

Second Century Ventures, the venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors is investing in blockchain transaction startup Propy, the company announced Monday.

Reasi’s digital escrow is industry’s best example of blockchain use

Reasi fulfills its promise of streamlining the closing process, and it’s one of the sharpest uses of smart contracts on the blockchain.

ShelterZoom’s Mithra Contract aims to make blockchain deals more accessible

Blockchain company ShelterZoom announced Monday the launch of Mithra, the “world’s first tokenized, industry-agnostic digital contract platform.”

How indie brokerages are using technology to survive

Smaller brokerages may lack the institutional muscle of the major franchises or the endless capital from Silicon Valley, but their bootstrapping innovations are nevertheless winning them listings and offering a model for independent players hoping to s…

Are you ready for the real estate transactions of tomorrow?

Joseph Snyder of Lannister Holdings, one of the first companies to facilitate mortgage loans with blockchain technology, talks about blockchain’s place in real estate today and how agents should prepare for tomorrow.

WATCH: Understanding real estate tokenization

What is tokenized real estate? How can cryptocurrency transactions help offset the shifting market? Piper Moretti, founder and CEO of The Crypto Realty Group, gives an overview of how it works and how agents can benefit onstage at Inman Connect New York.